Orange Palm-dart
Cephrenes augiades sperthias

Accidentally introduced by the nursery trade in 1990 and now likely to be found in most parts of suburban Adelaide on the plains. Caterpillars are found on palms.

Key Facts

Family:hesperiidae
Size (Male):37mm
Size (Female):41mm
Mature Larva Length:40-50mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, sep, oct, nov, dec
Abundance:common
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