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Delias nigrina

7 Black Jezebel at suppressed

Delias nigrina at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
Delias nigrina at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
Delias nigrina at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
Delias nigrina at suppressed - 13 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Delias nigrina 14 Jan 2023 MatthewFrawley
Unidentified 13 Jan 2023 Rixon

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Significant sighting

14 Jan 2023

An occasional vagrant with few ACT records

3 comments

   14 Jan 2023
Great sighting and it will be interesting to see if we have another large influx of the Black Jezebel this year like we had in 2022. I'm hoping so, because I didn't get to see one last year.
DPRees125 wrote:
   16 Jan 2023
Nice, Will keep my eyes open at my haunts for this thing
SuziBond wrote:
   17 Jan 2023
Great record!

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2023 09:18 AM Recorded on
  • Rixon Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower

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