SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Trapezites sciron eremicola Burns   (Sciron Rush-skipper)

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Pupa in shelter within foodplant Lomandra collina

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Photography by L. Hunt

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Loose pupae

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Front and side views of operculum (anterior end of pupa).  Ventral side at bottom of photos

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Closeup of the odd shaped pupa bristles

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Side and ventral views of cremaster (posterior end of pupa)

Photography by R. Grund