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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Paralucia pyrodiscus   

1 Fiery Copper at Isaacs, ACT

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Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Feb 2019
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Isaacs, ACT - 12 Feb 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Paralucia pyrodiscus 12 Feb 2019 SuziBond
Unidentified 12 Feb 2019 Mike

2 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   12 Feb 2019
Great to have a February record, thanks Mike! This is a female. Also, just confirming that this image was taken in suburbia?
Mike wrote:
   12 Feb 2019
Taken in the backyard when I was looking for chequered coppers (some of them are flying today despite the wind). The fiery copper was busy feeding and it was 5-10 minutes before it opened its wings. It (or another one) was there two hours later.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 Feb 2019 10:32 AM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by
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