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Jalmenus ictinus

1 Stencilled Hairstreak at Hughes, ACT

Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020
Jalmenus ictinus at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020
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Jalmenus ictinus 7 Dec 2020 SuziBond
Jalmenus ictinus 5 Dec 2020 JackyF

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Stencilled hairstreak caterpillars and pupae tended by meat ants. Same wattle as sighting of these caterpillars, pupae and butterflies in previous seasons.

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Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora (Crocosmia, Montbretia) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord Nerine bowdenii (Nerine Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by JackyF Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by LisaH Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by KL Cerdistus varifemoratus (Robber fly) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by LisaH Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by LisaH Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by LisaH Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by JackyF Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by JackyF Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2020 by JackyF Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by JackyF Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by JackyF Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by LisaH Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by kieranh Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by LisaH Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by JackyF Heterotextus sp. (A yellow saprophytic jelly fungi) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by JackyF Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by JackyF Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by kieranh Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by JackyF Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by JackyF Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by JackyF Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by JackyF Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Hughes, ACT - 20 May 2020 by kieranh Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Hughes, ACT - 12 May 2020 by kieranh Danaus petilia (Lesser wanderer) at Hughes, ACT - 12 May 2020 by kieranh Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF Phylloporus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF zz bolete at Hughes, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by JackyF Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by LisaH Phylloporus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by KL Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by JackyF Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by KL Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by JamWiRe Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Nov 2019 by JackyF Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by JackyF Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Oct 2019 by MandyC Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Sep 2019 by JackyF Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Sep 2019 by rawshorty Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Aug 2019 by LisaH Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Aug 2019 by KL Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jun 2019 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Jun 2019 by JackyF Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jun 2019 by JackyF Hellula hydralis (Cabbage Centre Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 31 May 2019 by LisaH zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Apr 2019 by JackyF zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2019 by LisaH Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Apr 2019 by JackyF Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by rawshorty Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Mar 2019 by LisaH Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by LisaH Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Feb 2019 by JackyF Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by KL Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by JackyF Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2019 by TomT Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by KL Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by KL Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by JackyF Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by JackyF Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora (Crocosmia, Montbretia) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Nerine bowdenii (Nerine Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by KL
Cerdistus varifemoratus (Robber fly) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Olbonoma triptycha (Concealer moth) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid beetle, Net-winged beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by LisaH
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by kieranh
Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by LisaH
Swainsona sericea (Silky swainson-pea) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Heterotextus sp. (A yellow saprophytic jelly fungi) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by kieranh
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Hughes, ACT - 20 May 2020 by kieranh
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Hughes, ACT - 12 May 2020 by kieranh
Danaus petilia (Lesser wanderer) at Hughes, ACT - 12 May 2020 by kieranh
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Phylloporus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF
zz bolete at Hughes, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Phylloporus sp. at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by KL
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by KL
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by JamWiRe
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Oct 2019 by MandyC
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Sep 2019 by rawshorty
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Aug 2019 by LisaH
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Aug 2019 by KL
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Hellula hydralis (Cabbage Centre Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 31 May 2019 by LisaH
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Apr 2019 by JackyF
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Apr 2019 by LisaH
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by rawshorty
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Mar 2019 by LisaH
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by LisaH
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Feb 2019 by JackyF
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by KL
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Feb 2019 by JackyF
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2019 by TomT
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by KL
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by KL
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Dec 2020 12:22 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • Wattle Associated plant
  • Meat ants Associated Insect
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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