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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Theclinesthes serpentata    

2 Saltbush Blue at Red Hill Nature Reserve

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Theclinesthes serpentata at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Aug 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Aug 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Theclinesthes serpentata 15 Aug 2019 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Theclinesthes serpentata 7 Aug 2019 LisaH

Significant sighting

SuziBond noted:
  14 Aug 2019

First record of Saltbush Blue flying in August in the ACT.

Author's notes

I first saw one on Monday, 5/8, but couldn't work the camera!

2 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   15 Aug 2019
Thanks for your record LisaH! Your sighting now confirms that Saltbush Blues can be seen at any month of the year in the ACT.
LisaH wrote:
   15 Aug 2019
Thank you Suzi. They are a beautiful creature!

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Nearby Sightings

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Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2019
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2019
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Jan 2019
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Nov 2018
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2018
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jul 2018
Pisolithus sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Apr 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Mar 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2018
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2018
Eurema smilax (Small grass-yellow) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Dec 2017
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Nov 2017
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Oct 2016
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Sep 2014

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 Aug 2019 1:30 PM Recorded on
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