MARBLED XENICA FACTS
The Marbled Xenica is an orange and brown butterfly. The forewings are chequered orange and brown with a small eyespot on upper an low surface. The upper surface of the hindwing is similar with less complex markings and the underside of the hindwings is dull brown.
Length: 39mm - 44mm
open forest, woodland, foothills of ranges, subalpine woodland, mallee scrub
larvae feeds on plants such as Microlaena, Poa and Themeda species
found in eastern New South Wales, Victoria, southern South Australia, Tasmania and south west corner of Western Australia. The population in South Australia and Western Australia is smaller and paler.
|Common Name:||Marbled Xenica|
Relatives in same Genus
Ringed Xenica (G. acantha)