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Tisiphone abeona

Varied Sword-grass Brown at Lake Curalo

Tisiphone abeona at Lake Curalo - 8 Feb 2020
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Identification history

Unidentified 11 Feb 2020 wickedtatz

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Butterfly found in heath adjacent to Curalo Lake, Eden. Butter fly has black wings with two yellow and white patches. wings also have two black, blue(ish) and white spots. End of tail is orange with a black, blue(ish) and white spot. Head has yellow, black, white, black (in that order) stripes.

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KerriLee wrote:
   12 Feb 2020
One of my favourite local butterflies. The caterpillars feed on Gahnia ... I think there's rather a lot of Ghana in the lakeside reserve

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 8 Feb 2020 10:03 AM Recorded on
  • wickedtatz Recorded by
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