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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Theclinesthes serpentata   

1 Saltbush Blue at Red Hill Nature Reserve

2 images

Theclinesthes serpentata at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jun 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jun 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Theclinesthes serpentata 7 Jun 2019 SuziBond
Unidentified 6 Jun 2019 LisaH

Author's notes

I'm not sure if these are the same? I think the closed winged butterflies are saltbush blues? But I'm not sure of the open winged butterfly.

2 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   7 Jun 2019
Hi Lisa, great record thanks! This is a new month for Saltbush Blues, they've not been recorded in the ACT in June before.
LisaH wrote:
   7 Jun 2019
Thank you Suzi. I'm glad to add to the knowledge base! I'm learning so much from this project, and sincerely appreciate the generous sharing of expert knowledge.

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Nearby Sightings

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Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2019 Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Oct 2019 Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2019 Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019 Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019 Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019 Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jun 2019 Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Jun 2019 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Jun 2019 Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 May 2019 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Jan 2019 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019 Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 Allocasuarina verticillata (Drooping Sheoak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2018 Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018 Dipodium punctatum (Blotched hyacinth orchid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Dec 2017 Dipodium punctatum (Blotched hyacinth orchid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2016 Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2010
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2019
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Oct 2019
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Oct 2019
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jun 2019
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jun 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Jun 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Jun 2019
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 May 2019
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Jan 2019
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018
Allocasuarina verticillata (Drooping Sheoak) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2018
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018
Dipodium punctatum (Blotched hyacinth orchid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Dec 2017
Dipodium punctatum (Blotched hyacinth orchid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Dec 2016
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2010

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 6 Jun 2019 4:19 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by
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