Orange Ochre
Trapezites eliena

A very rare skipper in the Lower South East of SA natural forests where the caterpillar food plant Lomandra longifolia occurs. Observed flying from November to January.


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):37mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, oct, nov, dec
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