SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Hesperilla idothea idothea (Miskin)   (Flame Sedge-skipper)
Hesperilla idothea clara Waterhouse   (Flame Sedge-skipper)

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Gahnia clarkei wetland in the Lower Southeast, habitat of subspecies idothea

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Large Gahnia trifida tussocks, a hostplant for subspecies clara

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Newly laid egg, subspecies idothea

Photography by R. Grund