Varied sedge skipper
Hesperilla donnysa

A common butterfly along the South Mt.Lofty Range and SE SA where it is found along valleys and in wetland areas. Caterpillars feed on large species of saw-sedges Gahnia spp.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):31mm
Size (Female):36mm
Mature Larva Length:25-38mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Donnysa Sedge-Skipper
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