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Nymph (Nymphalidae)Junonia villida

1 Meadow Argus at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Junonia villida at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 May 2019

Identification history

Nymph (Nymphalidae) Junonia villida 30 May 2019 MatthewFrawley
Nymph (Nymphalidae) Junonia villida 30 May 2019 LisaH

Author's notes

I saw 3 -4 flying around in different areas. Surprised to see them, after a few very cold days and nights!

1 comment

SuziBond wrote:
   31 May 2019
Hi Lisa, yes Meadow Argus are very tough! They can withstand freezing temperatures and they are one of the few butterflies recorded in the ACT for every month of the year.

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Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 May 2019
Macrolepiota sp. (TBC) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2019
Phylloporus sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2019
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Polyporus arcularius at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Jan 2019
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Dec 2018
Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Dec 2018

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 30 May 2019 4:08 PM Recorded on
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