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Junonia villida

Meadow Argus at Tuggeranong Hill

Junonia villida at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020
Junonia villida at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Junonia villida 23 Sep 2020 SuziBond
Junonia villida 23 Sep 2020 MatthewFrawley

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The most faded and tattered Meadow Argus I have ever seen, the wings were almost translucent and it could only fly very weakly and not very high off the ground.

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SuziBond wrote:
   23 Sep 2020
Incredible, thanks for posting.

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Aporocera (Aporocera) flaviventris (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 3 Jan 2021 by Owen
Hippotion scrofa (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Dec 2020 by Owen
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Dec 2020 by Owen
Tropis paradoxa (Longicorn beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Dec 2020 by Owen
Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Tuggeranong Hill - 23 Dec 2020 by Owen
Callidemum hypochalceum (Dodonaea leaf beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Dec 2020 by Owen
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tuggeranong Hill - 14 Dec 2020 by Owen
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 14 Dec 2020 by Owen
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Tuggeranong Hill - 14 Dec 2020 by Owen
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Nov 2020 by Owen
Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2020 by Owen
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Nov 2020 by Owen
Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Oct 2020 by Owen
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Oct 2020 by Owen
Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Tuggeranong Hill - 29 Oct 2020 by Owen
Xylocopa aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Tuggeranong Hill - 21 Oct 2020 by Owen
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Oct 2020 by Owen
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tuggeranong Hill - 19 Sep 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Apr 2020 by MattM
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Tuggeranong Hill - 4 Nov 2019 by Owen
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Apr 2019 by Owen
Muellerina eucalyptoides (Creeping Mistletoe) at Tuggeranong Hill - 30 Apr 2019 by Owen
Nearcha sp. (genus) (A Nearcha Geometer moth) at Tuggeranong Hill - 10 Mar 2019 by Owen
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Tuggeranong Hill - 26 Jan 2019 by Owen
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tuggeranong Hill - 10 Sep 2018 by Owen
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Calytrix tetragona (Common fringe-myrtle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Dillwynia sericea (Egg and Bacon Peas) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Lepidosperma laterale (Variable Sword Sedge) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Bossiaea buxifolia (Bush Pea) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Dianella longifolia var. longifolia (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Tuggeranong Hill - 27 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii (Rough bedstraw) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Tuggeranong Hill - 6 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Tuggeranong Hill - 13 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Tuggeranong Hill - 2 Jan 2000 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Sep 2020 11:47 AM Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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