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Skipper (Hesperiidae)Trapezites phigalia

Heath Ochre at Mount Taylor

2 images

Trapezites phigalia at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Trapezites phigalia at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018

Identification history

Skipper (Hesperiidae) Trapezites phigalia 2 Dec 2018 SuziBond
Unidentified 15 Nov 2018 MatthewFrawley

Author's notes

Not sure if this is Heath Ochre or Montane Ochre. A second image added showing a top view with wings open. If I had to choose, I would say Heath Ochre, which would mean both species flying at the same time on Mt Taylor.

1 comment

SuziBond wrote:
   2 Dec 2018
Great to have this species record, thanks Matt.

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Nearby Sightings

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Solanum cinereum at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 Cymbopogon refractus at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 Heteronympha merope at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Nacaduba biocellata at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Paralucia pyrodiscus at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Oedaleus australis at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Acacia penninervis var. penninervis at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 Trapezites phigalioides at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2018 Heteronympha merope at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 Neolucia agricola at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 Vanessa itea at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 Trapezites luteus at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 Hakea salicifolia at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018 Sorghum leiocladum at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 Amata sp. (genus) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 Hypericum perforatum at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 Solanum cinereum at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2017 Linum marginale at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 Lysimachia arvensis at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 Arctotheca calendula at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 Exarna includens at Mount Taylor - 19 Mar 2017 Gastrimargus musicus at Mount Taylor - 5 Feb 2017 Uresiphita ornithopteralis at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 Geitoneura klugii at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 Macropus giganteus at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 Jalmenus icilius at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 Burchardia umbellata at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 Diuris dendrobioides at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2013 Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009 Plantago varia at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2009
Solanum cinereum at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019
Cymbopogon refractus at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019
Heteronympha merope at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Nacaduba biocellata at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Oedaleus australis at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Acacia penninervis var. penninervis at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018
Trapezites phigalioides at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2018
Heteronympha merope at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Neolucia agricola at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Vanessa itea at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Trapezites luteus at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Hakea salicifolia at Mount Taylor - 24 Oct 2018
Sorghum leiocladum at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017
Amata sp. (genus) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017
Hypericum perforatum at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017
Solanum cinereum at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2017
Linum marginale at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017
Lysimachia arvensis at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017
Arctotheca calendula at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017
Exarna includens at Mount Taylor - 19 Mar 2017
Gastrimargus musicus at Mount Taylor - 5 Feb 2017
Uresiphita ornithopteralis at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017
Geitoneura klugii at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017
Macropus giganteus at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017
Jalmenus icilius at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017
Burchardia umbellata at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015
Diuris dendrobioides at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2013
Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2009
Plantago varia at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2009

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Nov 2018 12:30 PM Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by
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