Northern Grass Dart
(previously known as Bibla anisomorpha)
HESPERIINAE, HESPERIIDAE, HESPERIOIDEA
(Picture: courtesy of CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences)
The adults of this species are brown, with orange patches. The undersides of the forewings are similar to the upper surfaces, but the hindwings are a more uniform brown underneath. The males have a gray patch on the upperside of each forewing. The butterflies have a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Michael F. Braby,
Butterflies of Australia, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 2000, vol. 1, pp. 198-199.
Gustavus Athol Waterhouse,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 57 (1932), p. 229.
(updated 19 March 2004, 6 October 2013)