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Pseudalmenus chlorinda

16 Silky Hairstreak at suppressed

Pseudalmenus chlorinda at suppressed - 27 Dec 2022
Pseudalmenus chlorinda at suppressed - 27 Dec 2022
Pseudalmenus chlorinda at suppressed - 27 Dec 2022
Pseudalmenus chlorinda at suppressed - 27 Dec 2022
Pseudalmenus chlorinda at suppressed - 27 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Pseudalmenus chlorinda 28 Dec 2022 owenh
Pseudalmenus chlorinda 28 Dec 2022 DPRees125

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Significant sighting

5 Jan 2023

Stunning photos, only the fourth sighting of the Silky Hairstreak for Canberra Nature Map.

User's notes

At least 3 very fresh individuals, displaying, probably more about, though not positively ID'd as too high etc. etc.

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DPRees125 wrote:
   28 Dec 2022
Higher res images can be seen at https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAkNgZ
   28 Dec 2022
Stunning photos, only the fourth sighting of the Silky Hairstreak for Canberra Nature Map.

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Species information

  • Highly Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 27 Dec 2022 12:24 PM Recorded on
  • DPRees125 Recorded by

Additional information

  • Both wattles and ribbon gum present together, butterflies displaying on wattles Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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