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Paralucia spinifera

3 Bathurst or Purple Copper Butterfly at suppressed

Paralucia spinifera at suppressed - 11 Sep 2022
Paralucia spinifera at suppressed - 11 Sep 2022
Paralucia spinifera at suppressed - 11 Sep 2022
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Identification history

Paralucia spinifera 11 Sep 2022 canberrabutterflies
Paralucia spinifera 11 Sep 2022 DavidForrester

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Significant sighting

12 Sep 2022

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Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 11 Sep 2022 12:25 PM Recorded on
  • DavidForrester Recorded by

Additional information

  • Bursaria spinosa Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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