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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Paralucia pyrodiscus  

1 Fiery Copper at Wanniassa Hill

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Paralucia pyrodiscus at Wanniassa Hill - 21 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Wanniassa Hill - 21 Dec 2017

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Paralucia pyrodiscus 21 Dec 2017 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Paralucia pyrodiscus 21 Dec 2017 RyuCallaway

Significant sighting

  21 Dec 2017

This species is rarely recorded in our region

Author's notes

New species for me


Illilanga wrote:
   21 Dec 2017
SuziBond wrote:
   21 Dec 2017
Congrats on the new species Ryu :) Thanks for the important record.
   21 Dec 2017
Thanks Suzi (and Sandra). Is that Bursaria that the butterfly is perched on? In which case there is plenty of Bursaria that patch of woodland. But no creeks or waterways nearby.
SuziBond wrote:
   21 Dec 2017
Yep, that's bursaria.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Dec 2017 8:47 AM Recorded on
  • RyuCallaway Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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