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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Ogyris abrota

3 Dark Purple Azure at Mount Taylor

Ogyris abrota at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019

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Seen flying and then perched, and then flying again occasionally before perching out of sight. This location is 50 metres from the sighting on 2 December 2018 and there are at least two clumps of Creeping Mistletoe within 25 metres of both locations.

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SuziBond wrote:
   13 Mar 2019
Brilliant!

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Belenois java (Caper White) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Macrolepiota dolichaula (White Parasol) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 26 Oct 2019 by MatthewFrawley Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) 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 Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by Christine Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018 by EmmaCook Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Malus pumila (Apple) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 10 Nov 2017 by PeterR Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 8 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dillwynia sp. Yetholme (P.C.Jobson 5080) NSW Herbarium at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Heteroscenes pallidus (Pallid Cuckoo) at Mount Taylor - 17 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016 by RosemaryRoth Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016 by MatthewFrawley Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 5 Nov 2016 by ACT Parks - Invasive Plants Team Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2015 by RosemaryRoth Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 by MatthewFrawley Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 30 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Belenois java (Caper White) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Macrolepiota dolichaula (White Parasol) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 26 Oct 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Mount Taylor - 11 Mar 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) 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
Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Ogyris abrota (Dark Purple Azure) at Mount Taylor - 2 Dec 2018 by Christine
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 20 Sep 2018 by EmmaCook
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 30 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 25 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Malus pumila (Apple) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Mount Taylor - 20 Nov 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 10 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 18 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 8 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dillwynia sp. Yetholme (P.C.Jobson 5080) NSW Herbarium at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Heteroscenes pallidus (Pallid Cuckoo) at Mount Taylor - 17 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016 by RosemaryRoth
Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 5 Nov 2016 by ACT Parks - Invasive Plants Team
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 28 Nov 2015 by RosemaryRoth
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 31 Dec 2013 by MatthewFrawley
Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 30 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Eucalyptus blakelyi Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size (mm)
  • Male Gender
  • 11 Mar 2019 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by
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