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Erina hyacinthina

6 Varied Dusky-blue at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Erina hyacinthina at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Jul 2022
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Identification history

Erina hyacinthina 30 Jul 2022 canberrabutterflies
Erina hyacinthina 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

5 comments

   30 Jul 2022
Hi David, just confirming that you observed this butterfly earlier today?
   30 Jul 2022
Yes, it was today.
   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, first July records. Congratulations David!
   3 Aug 2022
Great, that's interesting, thanks for letting me know.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 30 Jul 2022 12:34 PM Recorded on
  • DavidForrester Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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