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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Theclinesthes serpentata

Saltbush Blue at Gigerline Nature Reserve

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Theclinesthes serpentata at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2019
Theclinesthes serpentata at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Apr 2019

Identification history

Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae) Theclinesthes serpentata 23 Apr 2019 SuziBond
Unidentified 23 Apr 2019 michaelb

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In Gigerline Nature Reserve, near Tharwa Sandwash.

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(genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb Polypogon monspeliensis (Annual Beardgrass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Eurema smilax (Small grass-yellow) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Rorippa sp. (A watercress) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Delta bicinctus (Potter wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2015 by michaelb Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Aug 2015 by michaelb Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Pellaea calidirupium (Hot rock fern) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Oct 2008 by michaelb Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Mar 2006 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Mar 2006 by michaelb Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2005 by michaelb Paspalum distichum (Water Couch) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2005 by michaelb Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2004 by michaelb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 3 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Amaranthus retroflexus (Redroot Amaranth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Marrubium vulgare (Horehound) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Jan 2019 by SandraH
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 by michaelb
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jun 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Polypogon monspeliensis (Annual Beardgrass) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Eurema smilax (Small grass-yellow) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Rorippa sp. (A watercress) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Delta bicinctus (Potter wasp) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 22 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Macropus robustus (Wallaroo) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 13 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Pellaea calidirupium (Hot rock fern) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 7 Oct 2008 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Mar 2006 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 6 Mar 2006 by michaelb
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2005 by michaelb
Paspalum distichum (Water Couch) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 15 Feb 2005 by michaelb
Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Gigerline Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2004 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (cm)
  • 13 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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