Heath Ochre - Trapezites phigalia


This page contains information and pictures about Heath Ochre Skipper Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. 
Body length 20mm
This butterfly is orange brown in colour with pale brown dots on bottom side of hind wings. The butterfly is small to medium size. 
DSC_3723.jpg (127045 bytes) DSC_3725.jpg (144179 bytes) DSC_4961.jpg (154686 bytes)
The butterfly flies rapidly close to ground.  
PC9_0115.jpg (123638 bytes) PC9_0114.jpg (129413 bytes) DSC_4959.jpg (198478 bytes)
DSC_4892.jpg (192882 bytes) DSC_4894.jpg (157255 bytes)

1. The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Michael F Braby, Australian National University, CSIRO 2004, p42.

Back to Top

Up ] Symmomus Skipper ] Brown Ochre ] Orange Ochre ] Northern Sliver Skipper ] [ Heath Ochre ] Large Dingy Skipper ] Halyzia Skipper ] Spotted Skipper ]


See us in Home page. Download large pictures in Wallpaper web page. Give us comments in Guest Book, or send email. A great way to support us is to buy the Brisbane Insects and Spiders CD.  
Last updated: June 13, 2010.