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Skipper (Hesperiidae)Anisynta monticolae  

2 Montane grass-skipper at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Anisynta monticolae at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 5 Jan 2019

Identification history

Skipper (Hesperiidae) Anisynta monticolae 14 Jan 2019 SuziBond
Unidentified 13 Jan 2019 SWishart

Significant sighting

SuziBond noted:
  13 Jan 2019

Few records of this species since the 2003 fires


SuziBond wrote:
   14 Jan 2019
Excellent record! This species has very few ACT records since 2003, they turned up last season for the first time at a couple of our survey sites. Great to know they're flying again this season - and this is the first record for this season, well done.
SWishart wrote:
   14 Jan 2019
Ta. At the time I thought I was looking at a faded montane ochre until I looked at it on the computer and realised I didn't have a clue. I feel like this season I'm seeing fewer butterflies (the heat?) but more variety

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Jan 2019 2:05 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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