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Nacaduba biocellata

Two-spotted Line-Blue at Deakin, ACT

Nacaduba biocellata at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jan 2023
Nacaduba biocellata at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jan 2023
Nacaduba biocellata at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jan 2023
Nacaduba biocellata at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Nacaduba biocellata 25 Jan 2023 owenh
Unidentified 25 Jan 2023 LisaH

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I got excited, thinking that finally, I had seen a small ant blue. But after looking at the species list, I think this is a two-spotted line blue?

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owenh wrote:
   25 Jan 2023
Correct!
LisaH wrote:
   25 Jan 2023
Thank you!

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Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by LisaH Bromus hordeaceus (A Soft Brome) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Nov 2022 by Tapirlord Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Tapirlord Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Tapirlord Celaenia atkinsoni (Atkinson's bird-dropping spider) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH Rytidosperma auriculatum (Lobed Wallaby Grass) at Deakin, ACT - 22 May 2022 by Tapirlord Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LisaH Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LisaH Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. polyanthemos (Red Box) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by LisaH Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) (Rhytidoponera ant) at Deakin, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by LisaH Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by TexanReptilian Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Deakin, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by LisaH Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Aug 2021 by ebristow Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Aug 2021 by ebristow Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by KL Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord Cupressus arizonica (Arizona Cypress) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Deakin, ACT - 31 Jul 2021 by Tapirlord Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by Ct1000 Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JamWiRe Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (Giant Hop-bush) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by kieranh Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by JackyF Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by JackyF Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Carex sp. (A sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by JackyF Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Deakin, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000 Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 15 May 2020 by JackyF Clitocybe s. l. at Deakin, ACT - 12 May 2020 by LisaH Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Deakin, ACT - 5 May 2020 by JackyF Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Deakin, ACT - 4 May 2020 by LisaH Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by Ct1000 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Perenniporia ochroleuca at Deakin, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by JackyF Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by JackyF Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by TomT Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by LisaH
Bromus hordeaceus (A Soft Brome) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Nov 2022 by Tapirlord
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Tapirlord
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Tapirlord
Celaenia atkinsoni (Atkinson's bird-dropping spider) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Rytidosperma auriculatum (Lobed Wallaby Grass) at Deakin, ACT - 22 May 2022 by Tapirlord
Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. polyanthemos (Red Box) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) (Rhytidoponera ant) at Deakin, ACT - 27 Dec 2021 by LisaH
Crinia sp. (genus) (A froglet) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by TexanReptilian
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Deakin, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Aug 2021 by ebristow
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Aug 2021 by ebristow
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by KL
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustissima (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Cupressus arizonica (Arizona Cypress) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Zantedeschia aethiopica (Arum Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Deakin, ACT - 31 Jul 2021 by Tapirlord
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by Ct1000
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JamWiRe
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (Giant Hop-bush) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by kieranh
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Carex sp. (A sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Deakin, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 15 May 2020 by JackyF
Clitocybe s. l. at Deakin, ACT - 12 May 2020 by LisaH
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Deakin, ACT - 5 May 2020 by JackyF
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Deakin, ACT - 4 May 2020 by LisaH
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by Ct1000
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Deakin, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by TomT
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 25 Jan 2023 12:38 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

Additional information

  • Bursaria Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower

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