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Paralucia aurifer

Bright Copper at Paddys River, ACT

Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Feb 2021
Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Feb 2021
Paralucia aurifer at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Feb 2021
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Paralucia aurifer 28 Feb 2021 MatthewFrawley
Paralucia aurifer 27 Feb 2021 JasonC

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Cardiothorax monarensis (Darkling beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Stereum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Brachyscome spathulata (Coarse Daisy, Spoon-leaved Daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Calomela ioptera (A leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Paropsisterna agricola (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Perperus sp. (Unidentified Perperus weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Tipulidae or Limoniidae (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher Anthela canescens (Anthelid moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher Thysanotus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Bugologist Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher zz puffball at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Aades cultratus (Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Calotis scabiosifolia var. integrifolia (Rough burr-daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by JasonC Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock Perperus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Brachyscome spathulata (Coarse Daisy, Spoon-leaved Daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston Pomaderris eriocephala (Woolly-head Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston Pomaderris betulina subsp. actensis (A pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins Banksia marginata (Silver Banksia) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by RWPurdie Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by RodDeb Exocarpos strictus (Dwarf Cherry) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by JasonC Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by JasonC Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Nov 2018 by RichForshaw Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Oct 2018 by michaelb Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins Egernia saxatilis (Black Rock Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins Trichiales at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Aug 2017 by HarveyPerkins Tachinidae (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2017 by HarveyPerkins Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by roymcd Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by roymcd Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2016 by HarveyPerkins Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Aug 2016 by HarveyPerkins Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jun 2016 by Mike Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Asperula scoparia (Prickly Woodruff) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Acacia siculiformis (Dagger Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2015 by HarveyPerkins Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Nov 2014 by KenT Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Nov 2014 by KenT Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2014 by KenT
Cardiothorax monarensis (Darkling beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Stereum sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Brachyscome spathulata (Coarse Daisy, Spoon-leaved Daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Calomela ioptera (A leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Paropsisterna agricola (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Perperus sp. (Unidentified Perperus weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Tipulidae or Limoniidae (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by trevorpreston
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher
Anthela canescens (Anthelid moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher
Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher
Thysanotus sp. at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Bugologist
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher
zz puffball at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by Ozflyfisher
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Aades cultratus (Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Calotis scabiosifolia var. integrifolia (Rough burr-daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by JaneR
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by JasonC
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Perperus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Brachyscome spathulata (Coarse Daisy, Spoon-leaved Daisy) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Pomaderris eriocephala (Woolly-head Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Pomaderris betulina subsp. actensis (A pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Banksia marginata (Silver Banksia) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by RWPurdie
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by RodDeb
Exocarpos strictus (Dwarf Cherry) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by JasonC
Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by JasonC
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Nov 2018 by RichForshaw
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Oct 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Oct 2018 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Egernia saxatilis (Black Rock Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Sep 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Trichiales at Paddys River, ACT - 20 Aug 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Tachinidae (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jul 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Liopholis whitii (White's Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Rankinia diemensis (Mountain Dragon) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Feb 2017 by JohnBundock
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Dec 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by roymcd
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Dec 2016 by roymcd
Paralucia aurifer (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Oct 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Acritoscincus platynotus (Red-throated Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Aug 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jun 2016 by Mike
Blechnum minus (Soft water fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Acacia melanoxylon (Blackwood) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Asperula scoparia (Prickly Woodruff) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Acacia siculiformis (Dagger Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2015 by KenT
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Feb 2015 by HarveyPerkins
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Nov 2014 by KenT
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Nov 2014 by KenT
Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Nov 2014 by KenT

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  • 27 Feb 2021 12:36 PM Recorded on
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