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Timoconia flammeata

Bright Shield-skipper at suppressed

Timoconia flammeata at suppressed - 20 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Timoconia flammeata 22 Jan 2023 owenh
Unidentified 22 Jan 2023 arjay

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User's notes

No good photo of upper surface of the wing. It only condescended to show them when flying off. Opened wings like a grass dart does as well as folding them as in this photo.

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Species information

  • Timoconia flammeata Scientific name
  • Bright Shield-skipper Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2023 03:05 PM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • Potato Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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