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Paralucia aurifer

Bright Copper at Paddys River, ACT

Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019
Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019
Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019
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Identification history

Paralucia aurifer 13 Jan 2019 MatthewFrawley
Paralucia aurifer 13 Jan 2019 SWishart

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Often up to 3 circling each other in any one spot

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Nearby sightings

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Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston Anepischetosia maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston Epicoma melanospila (Black Spot Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG 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 Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by SandraH Amenia sp. (genus) (Yellow-headed Blowfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Cabasa pulchella (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2019 by Marthijn Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by SWishart Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by SkyFire747 Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681 Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681 Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Sep 2015 by galah681 Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015 by galah681 Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015 by galah681 Senecio sp. (A Fireweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681 Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681 Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681 Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender mint) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Lagenophora stipitata (Common Lagenophora) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681 Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681 Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681 Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681 Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Anepischetosia maccoyi (MacCoy's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Epicoma melanospila (Black Spot Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by GG
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
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by SandraH
Amenia sp. (genus) (Yellow-headed Blowfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Cabasa pulchella (Robber fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 May 2019 by Marthijn
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by SWishart
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Austroacacidiplosis botrycephalae (A Gall Midge) at Paddys River, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by SkyFire747
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Nov 2015 by galah681
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Sep 2015 by galah681
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015 by galah681
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2015 by galah681
Senecio sp. (A Fireweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Mentha diemenica (Wild Mint, Slender mint) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Jan 2015 by galah681
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Lagenophora stipitata (Common Lagenophora) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Nov 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Clematis aristata (Mountain Clematis) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Oct 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Jan 2019 02:57 PM Recorded on
  • SWishart Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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