SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Croitana arenaria arenaria Edwards  (Inland Grass-skipper)

Croitana arenaria pilepudla Grund  (Kimba Grass-skipper)

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Pupa in opened shelter, northern race

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Pupa near skipper emergence

Photography by L. Hunt

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Front view of operculum (anterior end of pupa).  Ventral side is at bottom of photo.
The bottom part of this specimen is slightly deformed
and still has part of the larva head capsule attached

Photography by R. Grund