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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Ogyris amaryllis  

3 Satin Azure at Woodstock

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Ogyris amaryllis at Woodstock - 30 Oct 2018
Ogyris amaryllis at Woodstock - 30 Oct 2018
Ogyris amaryllis at Woodstock - 30 Oct 2018

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Ogyris amaryllis 30 Oct 2018 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Ogyris amaryllis 30 Oct 2018 Christine880

Significant sighting

MichaelMulvaney1.2K noted:
31 Oct 2018

First CNM record of this localised species. The preferred food plant of the larvae is the sheoak mistletoe. The 2003 fires took out so much River She Oak - the host of the mistletoe- that we almost lost this species of butterfly from the ACT - but it is now well on the way to recovery.

3 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   31 Oct 2018
Very nice record, these can be hard to get photos of! First sighting for the season too.
MatthewFrawley913 wrote:
   31 Oct 2018
First photo of this species of butterfly on CNM. Well done, Christine.
Christine880 wrote:
   31 Oct 2018
Thanks Matthew, Michael and Suzi. It was actually my first ever Azure :)

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Nearby Sightings

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Trapezites luteus at Woodstock - 30 Oct 2018
Rhytidoponera metallica at Woodstock - 16 Sep 2018
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Woodstock - 16 Sep 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Woodstock - 16 Sep 2018
Hemicordulia tau at Woodstock - 21 Apr 2018
Chrysolarentia gypsomela at Woodstock - 19 Apr 2018
Lycosidae sp. (family) at Woodstock - 19 Apr 2018
Strepera versicolor at Woodstock - 26 Feb 2018
Utetheisa pulchelloides at Woodstock - 26 Feb 2018
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Woodstock - 30 Aug 2016
Tachyglossus aculeatus at Woodstock - 4 Oct 2012

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 30 Oct 2018 12:49 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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