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Hesperilla donnysa

Varied Sedge-skipper at Gibraltar Pines

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Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019
Hesperilla donnysa at Gibraltar Pines - 4 Feb 2019

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Significant sighting

SuziBond noted:
7 Feb 2019

Rare butterfly with restricted distribution in the ACT, and this is the first record of this species flying in February in the ACT.

Author's notes

Only one seen today, and not on the sedge. Presumably a female??

1 comment

SuziBond wrote:
   7 Feb 2019
Yes, a female. This is a new record for this species for the month of February, excellent record :)

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by
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