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Blue & Copper (Lycaenidae)Neolucia hobartensis

Montane Heath-blue at Namadgi National Park

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Neolucia hobartensis at Namadgi National Park - 24 Dec 2019
Neolucia hobartensis at Namadgi National Park - 24 Dec 2019

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Author's notes

I don't know my butterflies, but this seems the closest match. Butterflies were copper on top, but would not open their wings to let me photograph their upper side.

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Prasophyllum sphacelatum (Subalpine leek orchid) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019 by MattM
Diuris monticola (Highland golden moth) at Namadgi National Park - 23 Dec 2019 by MattM
Prasophyllum sphacelatum (Subalpine leek orchid) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Jan 2019 by MattM
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna flavomaculata (Alpine Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica latialis (Small Alpine Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Polyzosteria viridissima (Alpine Metallic Cockroach) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Trichoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Caddisfly) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Austroaeschna flavomaculata (Alpine Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia chrysocyma (Small Radiating Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Dichromodes oriphoetes (Alpine heath moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Diphucephala elegans (Green scarab beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) fergusoniana longicornis (A crane fly) at Namadgi National Park - 29 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2019 Recorded on
  • MattM Recorded by

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