Paralucia aurifera

Bright Copper at Rendezvous Creek, ACT

Paralucia aurifera at Rendezvous Creek, ACT - 11 Nov 2018
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Identification history

Paralucia aurifera 14 Nov 2018 SuziBond
Paralucia aurifera 11 Nov 2018 SWishart

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This butterfly was perched on a log before flying onto the track and lying down (collapsing) on its side probably for less than a minute then flying off again - I've never seen a butterfly do that before. It didn't open its wings unfortunately.

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Nov 2018 02:46 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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