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Swallowtail (Papilionidae)Papilio aegeus

3 Orchard Swallowtail at Hughes Grassy Woodland

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Papilio aegeus at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 20 Apr 2019
Papilio aegeus at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 20 Apr 2019

Identification history

Swallowtail (Papilionidae) Papilio aegeus 23 Apr 2019 SuziBond
Unidentified 19 Apr 2019 LisaH

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Author's notes

One of the biggest butterflies I've seen - maybe 140mm wingspan?

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Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 21 Jun 2020 by KL Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL Cymbonotus sp. (Bears Ear) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 13 Jun 2020 by KL Panesthia australis (Common wood cockroach) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Jun 2020 by KL Galium murale (Small Bedstraw) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 8 Jun 2020 by KL Vittadinia sp. (Fuzzweed) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 2 Jun 2020 by TomT Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 2 Jun 2020 by TomT Micromyrtus ciliata (Fringed heath-myrtle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT Micromyrtus ciliata (Fringed heath-myrtle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by KL Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by KL Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by jennyt Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by jennyt Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 11 Mar 2020 by jennyt Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 29 Feb 2020 by KL Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 11 Nov 2019 by LisaH Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 24 Oct 2019 by LisaH Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Oct 2019 by LisaH Philobota sp near arabella (A concealer moth) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 6 Sep 2019 by LisaH Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Eragrostis parviflora (Weeping Love Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Modiola caroliniana (Red-flowered Mallow) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Callitris endlicheri (Black cypress pine) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Iris sp. (An Iris) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Melia azedarach (White Cedar) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Callistemon sp. at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 May 2019 by LisaH Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL Philotheca myoporoides (Long-leaf wax flower) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 26 Apr 2019 by KL Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 12 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Dec 2018 by KL Cassinia aculeata subsp. aculeata (Dolly Bush, Common Cassinia, Dogwood) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Nov 2018 by KL Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 Oct 2018 by KL Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 20 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 21 Jun 2020 by KL
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL
Cymbonotus sp. (Bears Ear) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 14 Jun 2020 by KL
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 13 Jun 2020 by KL
Panesthia australis (Common wood cockroach) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Jun 2020 by KL
Galium murale (Small Bedstraw) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 8 Jun 2020 by KL
Vittadinia sp. (Fuzzweed) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 2 Jun 2020 by TomT
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 2 Jun 2020 by TomT
Micromyrtus ciliata (Fringed heath-myrtle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT
Micromyrtus ciliata (Fringed heath-myrtle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 30 May 2020 by TomT
Fumaria muralis subsp. muralis (Wall Fumitory) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by KL
Crassula sieberiana (Austral Stonecrop) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by KL
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by jennyt
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 May 2020 by jennyt
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 11 Mar 2020 by jennyt
Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 29 Feb 2020 by KL
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 11 Nov 2019 by LisaH
Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 24 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Philobota sp near arabella (A concealer moth) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 6 Sep 2019 by LisaH
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Eragrostis parviflora (Weeping Love Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Modiola caroliniana (Red-flowered Mallow) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Callitris endlicheri (Black cypress pine) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Iris sp. (An Iris) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Melia azedarach (White Cedar) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Callistemon sp. at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 15 May 2019 by ruthkerruish
Polytelis swainsonii (Superb Parrot) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 May 2019 by LisaH
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Apr 2019 by KL
Philotheca myoporoides (Long-leaf wax flower) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 26 Apr 2019 by KL
Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 12 Apr 2019 by ruthkerruish
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Dec 2018 by KL
Cassinia aculeata subsp. aculeata (Dolly Bush, Common Cassinia, Dogwood) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 10 Nov 2018 by KL
Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 Oct 2018 by KL
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 20 Sep 2017 by ruthkerruish

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 50mm or larger Animal size (mm)
  • 19 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

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