Large Brown skipper
Motasingha trimaculata trimaculata

A rare woodland species in the South Mt.Lofty Range but more common in the upper SE. In the Flinders and on Eyre Peninsula feeds on Lepidosperma viscidum.

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

Key Facts

Size (Male):33mm
Size (Female):36mm
Mature Larva Length:35mm
Months of Flight:apr, sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Dingy Four-spot Sedge-Skipper
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