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Acrodipsas myrmecophila

1 Small Ant-blue at suppressed

Acrodipsas myrmecophila at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
Acrodipsas myrmecophila at suppressed - 11 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Acrodipsas myrmecophila 12 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Acrodipsas myrmecophila 11 Jan 2022 RAllen

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Significant sighting

12 Jan 2022

New recorded colony of this rare butterfly

User's notes

Hatched eggs present on large eucalyptus A new colony location.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2022 11:09 AM Recorded on
  • RAllen Recorded by

Additional information

  • Coconut ant Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
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