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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Zizina otis   

Common Grass-blue at Mount Painter

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Zizina otis at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Zizina otis at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Zizina otis at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Zizina otis at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Zizina otis 23 Jan 2019 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Zizina otis 22 Jan 2019 CathB

Author's notes

Pictures from same plant as previous sighting (4184479), but showing more details of both caterpillar and ants.

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Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 9 Jul 2019 Epopostruma sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019 Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2019 Symonicoccus australis (TBC) at Mount Painter - 18 Jun 2019 Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019 Anystidae (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019 Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2019 Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2019 Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2019 Polyrhachis ornata (Ornate spiny ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2019 Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2019 Polyrhachis ornata (Ornate spiny ant) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2019 Sphallomorpha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphallomorpha ground beetle) at Mount Painter - 10 Mar 2019 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2019 Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019 Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019 Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019 Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 9 Feb 2019 Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 Echinopogon ovatus (Forest Hedgehog Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019 Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019 Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019 Endotricha ignealis (A Pyralid moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 Backobourkia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019 Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019 Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019 Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019 Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019 Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019 Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019 Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 30 Dec 2018 Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Garrha sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018 Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2018 Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2018 Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018 Clania ignobilis (Faggot case moth) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018 Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 Philobota mathematica group sp. (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 3 Sep 2018 Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2018 Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 1 Apr 2018 Clania ignobilis (Faggot case moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2018 Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018 Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018 Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018 Euryopis splendens (Splendid tick spider) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018 Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 15 Mar 2018 Eurymeloides pulchra (A Gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2018 Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018 Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018 Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Painter - 21 Nov 2017 Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Mount Painter - 2 Nov 2017 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017 Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (Sedge moth) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017 Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Painter - 26 Oct 2017 Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 5 Jan 2017 Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 14 Dec 2016 Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 9 Dec 2016 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2016 Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 21 Dec 2015 Drosera sp. at Mount Painter - 13 Sep 2015 Clematis sp. at Mount Painter - 13 Sep 2015 Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 25 Oct 2014
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 9 Jul 2019
Epopostruma sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 3 Jul 2019
Monomorium sp. (genus) (A Monomorium ant) at Mount Painter - 22 Jun 2019
Symonicoccus australis (TBC) at Mount Painter - 18 Jun 2019
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Anystidae (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 3 May 2019
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2019
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 23 Apr 2019
Polyrhachis ornata (Ornate spiny ant) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2019
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2019
Polyrhachis ornata (Ornate spiny ant) at Mount Painter - 15 Apr 2019
Sphallomorpha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphallomorpha ground beetle) at Mount Painter - 10 Mar 2019
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2019
Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019
Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019
Eragrostis trachycarpa (Annual Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 9 Feb 2019
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019
Euphorbia dallachyana (Mat Spurge, Caustic Weed) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019
Echinopogon ovatus (Forest Hedgehog Grass) at Mount Painter - 5 Feb 2019
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Endotricha ignealis (A Pyralid moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 28 Jan 2019
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019
Myrmecia simillima (A Bull Ant) at Mount Painter - 27 Jan 2019
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Mount Painter - 26 Jan 2019
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Panicum effusum (Hairy Panic Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 22 Jan 2019
Vittadinia muelleri (Narrow-leafed New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Painter - 1 Jan 2019
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Painter - 30 Dec 2018
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Garrha sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2018
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 24 Nov 2018
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Clania ignobilis (Faggot case moth) at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Philobota mathematica group sp. (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 3 Sep 2018
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2018
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 1 Apr 2018
Clania ignobilis (Faggot case moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2018
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018
Euryopis splendens (Splendid tick spider) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2018
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Mount Painter - 15 Mar 2018
Eurymeloides pulchra (A Gumtree hopper) at Mount Painter - 7 Mar 2018
Uraba lugens (Gum-leaf Skeletoniser) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Painter - 21 Nov 2017
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Mount Painter - 2 Nov 2017
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (Sedge moth) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Painter - 26 Oct 2017
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea / Mountain Psoralea) at Mount Painter - 5 Jan 2017
Microtis parviflora (Slender onion orchid) at Mount Painter - 14 Dec 2016
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 9 Dec 2016
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2016
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Mount Painter - 21 Dec 2015
Drosera sp. at Mount Painter - 13 Sep 2015
Clematis sp. at Mount Painter - 13 Sep 2015
Thelymitra sp. (A sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 25 Oct 2014

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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