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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Jalmenus icilius   

Amethyst Hairstreak at Mount Painter

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Jalmenus icilius at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Jalmenus icilius 6 Dec 2018 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Jalmenus icilius 6 Dec 2018 CathB

Author's notes

More than a dozen of these flying around the base of this Acacia, showing flashes of brilliant blue as seen in image 4.

1 comment

SuziBond wrote:
   6 Dec 2018
Nice series of images Cath, thanks.

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Hovea heterophylla at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017
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Hysterium angustatum at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017
Hysterobrevium smilacis at Mount Painter - 3 Jun 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2017
Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
Diplodium truncatum at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2017
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Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2016
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Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 23 Sep 2016
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Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 8 Jul 2016
Pterostylis pedunculata at Mount Painter - 28 Jun 2016
Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2016
Diplodium truncatum at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2016
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2016
Pterostylis pedunculata at Mount Painter - 9 Apr 2016
Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 30 Mar 2016
Eriochilus cucullatus at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2016
Hemiergis decresiensis at Mount Painter - 13 Nov 2015
Cicendia quadrangularis at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2015
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2015
Hibbertia stricta at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2015
Bulbine bulbosa at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2015
Pterostylis pedunculata at Mount Painter - 17 Sep 2015
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2015
Eriochilus cucullatus at Mount Painter - 29 Aug 2015

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