SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Trapezites symmomus soma Waterhouse   (Symmomus Rush-skipper)

Open forest with understorey of Lomandra longifolia.
Habitat of Trapezites symmomus

Lomandra longifolia, hostplant of Trapezites symmomus

Dried flower heads of Lomandra longifolia upon which eggs are often laid.
Notice the larval eat marks below the tips of some of the lower leaves.

Photography by R. Grund