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Trapezites iacchus

Trapezites iacchus

(Brown Ochre)

FAMILY

Hesperiidae

Species

Trapezites iacchus

Common name

Brown Ochre

Main colour(s)

Brown

Distinctive features

Some large white to cream spots, wingspan 33/34 mm

Campus

Townsville

Description

Chiefly found along riverine areas, common food plants are species of Lomandra which are being widely planted in gardens. Mature larvae brownish or pinkish green with a whitish coating, head mottled brown and black with black stripe. Adults are basically brown with several large white to cream spots.