Adults nectar feeding on flowers of Scabiosa
Habitat of Trapezites symmomus
Open forest with understorey of Lomandra longifolia
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.
Egg, just before emergence of larva
Eggs, at various stages of development, attached to dried flower heads of foodplant.
Immature larvae just after emergence from egg
Fully grown larva
Head of fully grown larva
Secondary setae on fifth instar larva
Pupae, displayed inside opened shelters
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