SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES
Proeidosa polysema (Lower)
Hostplant Triodia pungens covering a red dune,
habitat of Proeidosa polysema in northwest South Australia
Triodia pungens. Young plants in foreground.
Triodia remnant in background forms part of an ancient Triodia growth circle
Young Triodia plant with final larva shelter of Proeidosa polysema situated in middle of plant
Closeup of final larva shelter of Proeidosa polysema.
Opening is at base of shelter and larva sits inside with head pointing towards base of plant
Photography by R. Grund