Rare Black and white skipper
Antipoda atralba

Occurs along coastal cliffs south of Adelaide and in coastal vegetation and open woodland elsewhere. Caterpillars are found on small species of saw-sedges Gahnia spp.

Key Facts

Family:hesperiidae
Size (Male):31mm
Size (Female):35mm
Mature Larva Length:25-30mm
Months of Flight:mar, apr, oct, nov
Abundance:rare
Alternate Names:Diamond Sand-Skipper
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