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Paralucia aurifer

Bright Copper at Paddys River, ACT

Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018
Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018
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Identification history

Paralucia aurifer 28 Jan 2018 SuziBond
Paralucia aurifer 28 Jan 2018 SWishart

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This one was on its own but there were quite a few of them on the Ashbrook firetrail

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Anepischetosia maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by JaneR Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Geranium potentilloides (Soft Crane's-bill) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Viola betonicifolia subsp. betonicifolia (Arrow-Leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by DPRees125 Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by SWishart Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Taxeotis (genus) (Unidentified Taxeotis geometer moths) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by SWishart Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2019 by Marthijn Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by SWishart Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2018 by SWishart Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2017 by Liam.m Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681 Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681 Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by SkyFire747 Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2016 by NickWilson Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681 Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Urtica incisa (Stinging Nettle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681 Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Anepischetosia maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Geranium potentilloides (Soft Crane's-bill) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Viola betonicifolia subsp. betonicifolia (Arrow-Leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by DPRees125
Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by SWishart
Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Taxeotis (genus) (Unidentified Taxeotis geometer moths) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by SWishart
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2019 by Marthijn
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by SWishart
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Jul 2018 by SWishart
Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2017 by Liam.m
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681
Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by SkyFire747
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 May 2016 by NickWilson
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Urtica incisa (Stinging Nettle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 24 Jan 2018 03:31 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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