Triggerplant family : STYLIDIACEAE (ASTERIDAE) in Australia
including Candolleaceae and Donatiaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
&
Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes


Stylidium debile
Frail Triggerplant
Fraser Coast, November 2014
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins)
   

Stylidium graminifolium
Grass Triggerplant
Morwell Park, November 1991
   

Stylidium tenerum
Swamp Triggerplant
Fraser Coast, June 2013
(Photo: courtesy of Scott Gavins)

We know of no caterpillars of Lepidoptera in Australia that feed on species in STYLIDIACEAE. In fact, the plants are carnivorous, and may eat an insect that lands on a flower.

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Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Australian
Australian caterpillars
caterpillars
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 9 November 2014)