Splendid Ochre
Trapezites symmomus soma

A rare skipper in the Lower South East of SA in natural forests where the caterpillar food plant Lomandra longifolia occurs. Observed flying from January to March.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):42mm
Size (Female):46mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar
Alternate Names:Symmomus Rush-skipper