SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Argynnina cyrila Waterhouse and Lyell   (Forest Xenica)

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Hotspur Forest, a habitat for the Forest Xenica in southwest Victoria;
leech prone in winter and the grasses mowed back by kangaroos in summer.

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Microlaena stipoides (weeping rice-grass), a hostplant for the Forest Xenica

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Poa meionectes a hostplant for the Forest Xenica

Photography by R. Grund