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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Jalmenus ictinus

Stencilled Hairstreak at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Jalmenus ictinus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Jalmenus ictinus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Jalmenus ictinus 3 Jan 2019 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Jalmenus sp. (genus) 2 Jan 2019 JackyF

Author's notes

A couple of caterpillars and lots of pupae on wattle, tended by large numbers of ants. This caterpillar was on a stem tip which broke off when I brushed against it, but I put it back up in the wattle.

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Nearby Sightings

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Polytelis swainsonii at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2018 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2018 Chrysocephalum sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Nov 2018 Exocarpos cupressiformis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2018
Polytelis swainsonii at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2018
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2018
Chrysocephalum sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Nov 2018
Exocarpos cupressiformis at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2018

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2019 7:14 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
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