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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Lucia limbaria

Chequered Copper at The Pinnacle

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Lucia limbaria at The Pinnacle - 20 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria at The Pinnacle - 20 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria at The Pinnacle - 20 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria at The Pinnacle - 20 Jan 2019

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Author's notes

On Suzi's butterfly walk this morning. Probably a 100 or more over several hundred metres. Suzi commented that she had not previously seen such a high concentration. Also on very degraded specimen at that had lost it golden colour, which Suzi said she had not seen before.

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Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at The Pinnacle - 29 May 2020 by MervynAston
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at The Pinnacle - 29 May 2020 by MervynAston
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at The Pinnacle - 12 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Eurymela fenestrata (Gumtree hopper) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Eurymela fenestrata (Gumtree hopper) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at The Pinnacle - 7 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Agaricus sp. at The Pinnacle - 10 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at The Pinnacle - 14 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 14 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at The Pinnacle - 9 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Neuroptera (order) (Unidentified lacewing) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Neocistela ovalis (Comb-clawed beetle) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Scymnodes sp. (genus) (Unidentified Scymnodes ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Nemophora sp. (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at The Pinnacle - 31 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at The Pinnacle - 20 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) at The Pinnacle - 1 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at The Pinnacle - 1 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Eurymela fenestrata (A gumtree hopper) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at The Pinnacle - 28 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at The Pinnacle - 13 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at The Pinnacle - 10 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at The Pinnacle - 11 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Anoplognathus pallidicollis (Cashew beetle) at The Pinnacle - 11 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at The Pinnacle - 11 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at The Pinnacle - 6 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 22 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at The Pinnacle - 22 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at The Pinnacle - 1 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at The Pinnacle - 20 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at The Pinnacle - 20 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at The Pinnacle - 23 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 22 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at The Pinnacle - 22 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 22 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 2 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at The Pinnacle - 2 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at The Pinnacle - 2 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 21 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at The Pinnacle - 21 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at The Pinnacle - 21 May 2017 by Alison Milton
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at The Pinnacle - 25 Sep 2016 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 25 Sep 2016 by Alison Milton
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at The Pinnacle - 25 Sep 2016 by Alison Milton
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at The Pinnacle - 25 Sep 2015 by Alison Milton
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at The Pinnacle - 13 Sep 2015 by Alison Milton
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at The Pinnacle - 13 Sep 2015 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at The Pinnacle - 13 Sep 2015 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at The Pinnacle - 16 Apr 2014 by Alison Milton
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at The Pinnacle - 27 Oct 2013 by Alison Milton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at The Pinnacle - 22 Sep 2013 by Alison Milton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at The Pinnacle - 29 Jan 2011 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at The Pinnacle - 6 Apr 2008 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Mixed Gender
  • 20 Jan 2019 Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by

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