Lucia limbaria

Chequered Copper at Holt, ACT

Lucia limbaria at Holt, ACT - 9 Jan 2021
Lucia limbaria at Holt, ACT - 9 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Lucia limbaria 10 Jan 2021 MatthewFrawley
Paralucia aurifera 9 Jan 2021 KMcCue

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A bit of hill-topping going on. This is my first sight of these gorgeous butterflies - thanks Suzi.

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   10 Jan 2021
This one is the Chequered Copper rather than the Bright Copper, which has slightly different markings and is more common at higher elevations in the ACT.
KMcCue wrote:
   10 Jan 2021
Yes, I concur, thanks Matt

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Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Undefined Area - 13 Feb 2023 by CathB
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Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sphecodoides (Furrow Bee) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by Roger
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Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by Roger
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by Roger
Anthicinae (subfamily) (Ant-like flower beetles, ant-like beetles) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Trigonidium vittaticollis (A sword-tail cricket) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by Roger
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Prosena sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by Roger
Castiarina scalaris (Scalaris jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by Roger
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Roger
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Roger
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by Roger
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Roger
Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans (Harlequin Bee) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Roger
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Roger
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Roger
Taeniogonalos sp. (genus) (A hyperparasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by CathB
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Holt, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by drakes
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Holt, ACT - 19 Sep 2021 by Sarah2019
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Holt, ACT - 19 Sep 2021 by Sarah2019
Parakontikia atrata (The Black planarian) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Holt, ACT - 14 Jun 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Holt, ACT - 31 May 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Holt, ACT - 26 May 2021 by drakes
Oudemansiella gigaspora group (Rooting Shank) at Holt, ACT - 26 May 2021 by drakes
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Holt, ACT - 19 May 2021 by drakes
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Holt, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Holt, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at Holt, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Bobilla sp. (genus) (A Small field cricket) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Castiarina skusei (A Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Castiarina erasma (Lovable jewel beetle) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Castiarina skusei (A Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Castiarina sexplagiata (Jewel beetle) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Castiarina skusei (A Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Harrisi
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Holt, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by KMcCue
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Holt, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by KMcCue
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Holt, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Sherardia arvensis (Field Madder) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by MattFox
Gaudium multicaule (Teatree) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by Goldtuft864
Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Jersey Cudweed) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Pterophoridae (family) (A Plume Moth) at Holt, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Belenois java (Caper White) at Holt, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by tpreston

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  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2021 10:13 AM Recorded on
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  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Male Gender

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