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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Paralucia pyrodiscus

2 Fiery Copper at Illilanga & Baroona

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Paralucia pyrodiscus at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2017
Paralucia pyrodiscus at Illilanga & Baroona - 29 Dec 2017

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Author's notes

Private property. No public access without permission. Photos 1-2 show hindwing being moved up and down. Photos 4-5 show egg laying.

2 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   1 Nov 2018
Excellent shots, great you captured the egg-laying!
Illilanga wrote:
   1 Nov 2018
Thanks. I only noticed afterwards! ;)

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • Bursaria spinosa Associated plant
  • Egg laying Breeding behaviour
  • 28 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • Illilanga Recorded by

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