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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Acrodipsas aurata  

1 Golden Ant-blue at Cooleman Ridge

2 images

Acrodipsas aurata at Cooleman Ridge - 13 Jan 2020
Acrodipsas aurata at Cooleman Ridge - 13 Jan 2020

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Acrodipsas aurata 16 Jan 2020 SuziBond
Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Acrodipsas aurata 16 Jan 2020 Christine
Unidentified 15 Jan 2020 SWishart

Significant sighting

  16 Jan 2020

First CNM record of this locally rare butterfly south of the lake.

Author's notes

At least two butterflies hilltopping around a tall eucalypt - if the photos aren't suitable for an ID, I'm happy to delete (and to go back to see if I can get a better shot).

1 comment

SuziBond wrote:
   16 Jan 2020
Brilliant record! First that I'm aware of for Cooleman Ridge.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2020 3:17 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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