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Skipper (Hesperiidae)Hesperilla donnysa

Varied Sedge-skipper at Gibraltar Pines

3 images

Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019
Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019
Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 13 Jan 2019

Identification history

Skipper (Hesperiidae) Hesperilla donnysa 22 Jan 2019 SuziBond
Skipper (Hesperiidae) Hesperilla donnysa 15 Jan 2019 Christine
Unidentified 14 Jan 2019 Christine

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Significant sighting

SuziBond noted:
22 Jan 2019

Rare butterfly with restricted distribution in the ACT

Author's notes

Location is approximate. I hope I have got the right species together. Lots of flying, very little perching!

3 comments

SuziBond wrote:
   16 Jan 2019
Hi Christine, the middle photo is of a Montane Ochre, can you please remove the second photo and I'll confirm the record? Thanks.
Christine wrote:
   21 Jan 2019
Second photo removed to separate sighting. a new third photo added.
SuziBond wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Thanks Christine

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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