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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Paralucia pyrodiscus    

Fiery Copper at Mount Taylor

Paralucia pyrodiscus at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Paralucia pyrodiscus 4 Dec 2017 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Paralucia pyrodiscus 4 Dec 2017 Christine

Significant sighting

  20 Dec 2017

This Butterfly is rarely recorded in our region

Author's notes

Seen during butterfly walk in area Matthew has reported them recently. Mostly had its wings tightly closed, but during a wind gust it opened them briefly and we were all able to see the upperside of the wings.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 3 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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