Inland Sand-skipper
Croitana arenaria arenaria

Found in the far north. The caterpillars feed on windmill grass – Enteropogon. Grazing and the consequent land clearance needs to be considered in its conservation.


You can learn a lot more about this butterfly, on the research-quality website now managed by BCSA, (here)

Key Facts

Size (Male):24mm
Size (Female):22mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, sep, oct, nov, dec
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