An increasingly rare butterfly, it prefers pristine damp grassy gullies along the South Mt.Lofty Ranges. Caterpillars feed on native and introduced grasses.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||29mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Southern Ringed Xenica|
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