Ringed Xenica
Geitoneura acantha

An increasingly rare butterfly, it prefers pristine damp grassy gullies along the South Mt.Lofty Ranges. Caterpillars feed on native and introduced grasses.

Key Facts

Family:nymphalidae
Size (Male):39mm
Size (Female):44mm
Mature Larva Length:29mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, nov, dec
Abundance:uncommon
Alternate Names:Southern Ringed Xenica
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