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Nymph (Nymphalidae)Junonia villida

1 Meadow Argus at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Junonia villida at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019

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I saw 3 -4 flying around in different areas. Surprised to see them, after a few very cold days and nights!

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SuziBond wrote:
   31 May 2019
Hi Lisa, yes Meadow Argus are very tough! They can withstand freezing temperatures and they are one of the few butterflies recorded in the ACT for every month of the year.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 30 May 2019 Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

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