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Skipper (Hesperiidae)Trapezites phigalia

Heath Ochre at Mount Taylor

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Trapezites phigalia at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018
Trapezites phigalia at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018

Identification history

Skipper (Hesperiidae) Trapezites phigalia 2 Dec 2018 SuziBond
Unidentified 15 Nov 2018 MatthewFrawley

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Author's notes

Not sure if this is Heath Ochre or Montane Ochre. A second image added showing a top view with wings open. If I had to choose, I would say Heath Ochre, which would mean both species flying at the same time on Mt Taylor.

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SuziBond wrote:
   2 Dec 2018
Great to have this species record, thanks Matt.

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Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Mount Taylor - 17 Jun 2020 by Mike
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Ardiosteres moretonella (Scruffy Case Moth) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Mount Taylor - 19 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
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Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Mount Taylor - 15 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
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Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (Leaf Katydid, Bush Katydid) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Mount Taylor - 17 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
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Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
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Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 5 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2015 by RosemaryRoth
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (mm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 15 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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