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Nymph (Nymphalidae)Euploea core  

2 Common Crow or Oleander Butterfly at Macarthur, ACT

Euploea core at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Apr 2018

Identification history

Nymph (Nymphalidae) Euploea core 15 Apr 2018 MatthewFrawley809
Nymph (Nymphalidae) Euploea core 14 Apr 2018 RodDeb1.4K

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.1K noted:
15 Apr 2018

Rare vagrant butterfly not often seen in Canberra. Photo indicates the surprising and amazing wildlife that we can find in our home gardens.

4 comments

MatthewFrawley809 wrote:
   15 Apr 2018
Really good find - only the second photo on CNM for this occasional vagrant to our region.
RodDeb1.4K wrote:
   15 Apr 2018
Thanks Matthew.
SuziBond wrote:
   6 May 2018
Fantastic sighting! There are few records of this butterfly from the ACT. Do you know if there an Oleander growing nearby?
RodDeb1.4K wrote:
   6 May 2018
Thanks Suzi, yes we have an Oleander bush in the front yard.

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Nearby sightings

Chlenias banksiaria group at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Jul 2018
Tipulidae or Limoniidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Jun 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Jun 2018
Platycercus eximius at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Jun 2018
Venatrix pseudospeciosa at Macarthur, ACT - 28 May 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Macarthur, ACT - 27 May 2018
Nesoptilotis leucotis at Macarthur, ACT - 27 May 2018
Sphenarches anisodactylus at Macarthur, ACT - 6 May 2018
Chauliognathus lugubris at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Apr 2018
Scopula optivata at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Apr 2018
Eolophus roseicapillus at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Apr 2018
Theridiidae sp. (family) at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Apr 2018
Faveria tritalis at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Apr 2018
Poecilometis sp. (genus) at Macarthur, ACT - 11 Apr 2018
Philemon corniculatus at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Apr 2018
Platycercus eximius at Macarthur, ACT - 15 Mar 2018
Philemon corniculatus at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Mar 2018
Cracticus torquatus at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Feb 2018
Papilio aegeus at Macarthur, ACT - 17 Feb 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 17 Feb 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Passer domesticus at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Myiagra rubecula at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Tiliqua scincoides at Macarthur, ACT - 11 Feb 2018
Scolopendromorpha sp. (order) at Macarthur, ACT - 10 Feb 2018
Chondropyga dorsalis at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Feb 2018
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Macarthur, ACT - 8 Feb 2018
Polistes humilis at Macarthur, ACT - 7 Feb 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Feb 2018
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Macarthur, ACT - 23 Jan 2018
Sphecinae (subfamily) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Hasarius adansonii (TBC) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Oxyopes sp. (genus) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Pholcus phalangioides at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Jan 2018
Lucilia cuprina at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Jan 2018
Lampropholis delicata at Macarthur, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Tiliqua scincoides at Macarthur, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Zosterops lateralis at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Oct 2017
Ocyphaps lophotes at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Oct 2017
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Jun 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Macarthur, ACT - 3 Jun 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Macarthur, ACT - 23 May 2017
Platycercus elegans at Macarthur, ACT - 21 May 2017
Cacatua galerita at Macarthur, ACT - 23 Feb 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Macarthur, ACT - 16 Jan 2017
Acridotheres tristis at Macarthur, ACT - 10 Jan 2017
Lamprima aurata at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Dec 2016
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Macarthur, ACT - 15 Nov 2016
Apis mellifera at Macarthur, ACT - 27 Sep 2015
Gymnorhina tibicen at Macarthur, ACT - 27 Sep 2015
Chlenias banksiaria group at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Jul 2018
Tipulidae or Limoniidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Jun 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Jun 2018
Platycercus eximius at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Jun 2018
Venatrix pseudospeciosa at Macarthur, ACT - 28 May 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Macarthur, ACT - 27 May 2018
Nesoptilotis leucotis at Macarthur, ACT - 27 May 2018
Sphenarches anisodactylus at Macarthur, ACT - 6 May 2018
Chauliognathus lugubris at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Apr 2018
Scopula optivata at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Apr 2018
Eolophus roseicapillus at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Apr 2018
Theridiidae sp. (family) at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Apr 2018
Faveria tritalis at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Apr 2018
Poecilometis sp. (genus) at Macarthur, ACT - 11 Apr 2018
Philemon corniculatus at Macarthur, ACT - 4 Apr 2018
Platycercus eximius at Macarthur, ACT - 15 Mar 2018
Philemon corniculatus at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Mar 2018
Cracticus torquatus at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Feb 2018
Papilio aegeus at Macarthur, ACT - 17 Feb 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 17 Feb 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Passer domesticus at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Myiagra rubecula at Macarthur, ACT - 13 Feb 2018
Tiliqua scincoides at Macarthur, ACT - 11 Feb 2018
Scolopendromorpha sp. (order) at Macarthur, ACT - 10 Feb 2018
Chondropyga dorsalis at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Feb 2018
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Macarthur, ACT - 8 Feb 2018
Polistes humilis at Macarthur, ACT - 7 Feb 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 5 Feb 2018
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Macarthur, ACT - 23 Jan 2018
Sphecinae (subfamily) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Hasarius adansonii (TBC) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Oxyopes sp. (genus) at Macarthur, ACT - 22 Jan 2018
Pholcus phalangioides at Macarthur, ACT - 21 Jan 2018
Lucilia cuprina at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Jan 2018
Lampropholis delicata at Macarthur, ACT - 25 Nov 2017
Tiliqua scincoides at Macarthur, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
Zosterops lateralis at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Oct 2017
Ocyphaps lophotes at Macarthur, ACT - 29 Oct 2017
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus at Macarthur, ACT - 9 Jun 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Macarthur, ACT - 3 Jun 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Macarthur, ACT - 23 May 2017
Platycercus elegans at Macarthur, ACT - 21 May 2017
Cacatua galerita at Macarthur, ACT - 23 Feb 2017
Anthochaera carunculata at Macarthur, ACT - 16 Jan 2017
Acridotheres tristis at Macarthur, ACT - 10 Jan 2017
Lamprima aurata at Macarthur, ACT - 14 Dec 2016
Trichoglossus moluccanus at Macarthur, ACT - 15 Nov 2016
Apis mellifera at Macarthur, ACT - 27 Sep 2015
Gymnorhina tibicen at Macarthur, ACT - 27 Sep 2015

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.131106-35.408249
  • Altitude 654.1m
  • Places Macarthur, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Apr 2018 2:57 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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