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.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):31mm
Size (Female):35mm
Mature Larva Length:25-30mm
Months of Flight:mar, apr, sep, oct, nov
Alternate Names:Diamond sand-skipper
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