Genus Antipodia

Heath Sand or Chaostola Skipper, Antipodia chaostola

Late November, 2007
Buckland
Image by Elizabeth Daley, used with permission.
Heath Sand or Chaostola Skipper, Antipodia chaostola Heath Sand or Chaostola Skipper, Antipodia chaostola

Larval retreat of Chaostola Skipper, Antipodia chaostola
Early September 2012
Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay
The larva of this species form a teepee of leaves on a Gahnia plant. The entrance hole is at the bottom of the retreat, and the larvae point downwards. It has a two year life cycle.
Larval retreat of Chaostola Skipper, Antipodia chaostola