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Erina acasta

8 Blotched Dusky-blue at Aranda, ACT

Erina acasta at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
Erina acasta at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
Erina acasta at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
Erina acasta at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
Erina acasta at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
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Identification history

Erina acasta 30 Jul 2022 canberrabutterflies
Erina acasta 30 Jul 2022 DavidForrester

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Significant sighting

2 Aug 2022

New month of July recorded for adults flying in the ACT; previous earliest records from August

2 comments

   2 Aug 2022
I've only got the first edition of Suzi's ACT field guide but it doesn't have them flying in July, so this may possibly be a first?
   2 Aug 2022
Yes, they've been recorded in August before but not July.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 30 Jul 2022 11:26 AM Recorded on
  • DavidForrester Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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