SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

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

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Photography by R. Grund

First instar larva, subspecies clara

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Photography by R. Fisher

Final instar larva, subspecies clara

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Closeup of head, final instar larva, subspecies clara

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Different types of secondary setae to be found on Hesperilla larvae

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Anal plate secondary setae on final instar larva, subspecies clara

Photography and artwork by R. Grund