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Nacaduba biocellata

Two-spotted Line-blue at Mount Taylor

Nacaduba biocellata at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017
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Identification history

Nacaduba biocellata 1 Jan 2018 SuziBond
Nacaduba biocellata 1 Jan 2018 MatthewFrawley

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Moving very fast and chasing off other larger species of butterfly and other insects, rarely perching and if so, only for short periods. Mostly in the canopy of the tall flowering Kunzea ericoides.

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(genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Mount Taylor - 12 Dec 2020 by kdm Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Mount Taylor - 5 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Nov 2020 by Shazw Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 28 Oct 2020 by Sarah2019 Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 28 Oct 2020 by Sarah2019 Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Sep 2020 by Shazw Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Taylor - 27 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Mount Taylor - 27 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 25 Sep 2020 by Shazw Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 5 Sep 2020 by PeterR Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 1 Aug 2020 by Shazw Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 14 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley zz puffball at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Mount Taylor - 17 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Mount Taylor - 9 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Taylor - 3 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by George Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 11 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 9 Aug 2017 by George Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Mount Taylor - 23 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Mount Taylor - 14 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 13 Sep 2010 by MatthewFrawley Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Mount Taylor - 8 Mar 2010 by MatthewFrawley Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 16 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Mount Taylor - 25 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2009 by MatthewFrawley Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Mount Taylor - 6 Mar 2021 by BarrieR
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Taylor - 6 Mar 2021 by BarrieR
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Mount Taylor - 5 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Castiarina crenata (Crenata jewel beetle) at Mount Taylor - 14 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Mount Taylor - 14 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 25 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Mount Taylor - 25 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Bursaria spinosa subsp. lasiophylla (Australian Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 21 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 21 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Taylor - 21 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Mount Taylor - 12 Dec 2020 by kdm
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Mount Taylor - 5 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 3 Dec 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Nov 2020 by Shazw
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 28 Oct 2020 by Sarah2019
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 28 Oct 2020 by Sarah2019
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 30 Sep 2020 by Shazw
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Taylor - 27 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Mount Taylor - 27 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 25 Sep 2020 by Shazw
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 5 Sep 2020 by PeterR
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Mount Taylor - 2 Aug 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Mount Taylor - 1 Aug 2020 by Shazw
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Mount Taylor - 14 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
zz puffball at Mount Taylor - 6 Apr 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 29 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 23 Oct 2018 by George
Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Mount Taylor - 7 Oct 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 26 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Mount Taylor - 21 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Mount Taylor - 17 Mar 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Mount Taylor - 9 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Mount Taylor - 3 Jan 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Mount Taylor - 26 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-Wire Grass) at Mount Taylor - 24 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by George
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus (Satin-green Forester) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Mount Taylor - 12 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 11 Nov 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Mount Taylor - 22 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Thallarcha partita (Dark-banded Footman) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Taylor - 15 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Mount Taylor - 12 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Mount Taylor - 9 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Mount Taylor - 8 Sep 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 9 Aug 2017 by George
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Mount Taylor - 6 Aug 2017 by MatthewFrawley
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mount Taylor - 28 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Mount Taylor - 23 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Daviesia mimosoides (Bitter Pea) at Mount Taylor - 14 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Taylor - 9 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Mount Taylor - 2 Oct 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Taylor - 13 Sep 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Mount Taylor - 8 Mar 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Linum marginale (Native Flax) at Mount Taylor - 21 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Mount Taylor - 16 Oct 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Viola betonicifolia (Purple Violet) at Mount Taylor - 25 Sep 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2009 by MatthewFrawley
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Mount Taylor - 30 Aug 2008 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 27 Dec 2017 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

Additional information

  • Kunzea ericoides Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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