Sword Grass-brown
Tisiphone abeona albifascia

A rare species found in peat swamplands in the Lower South East of SA. Caterpillars feed exclusively on Gahnia sedges. Observed flying from November to February. Wingspan: 55mm – 60mm


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):52mm
Size (Female):59mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, oct, nov, dec
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