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Zizina otis

Common Grass-Blue at Pambula Beach, NSW

Zizina otis at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020
Zizina otis at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Zizina otis 20 Jan 2022 SuziBond
Zizina otis 20 Jan 2022 SuziBond
Unidentified 20 Dec 2020 KylieWaldon

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User's notes

This tiny butterfly looked like the little blue ones except it was brown on both sides of its wings.

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SuziBond wrote:
   20 Jan 2022
Hi Kylie, Common Grass-blue females have a bronze upperside while the males have the mostly blue with some bronze upperside. The flower it is perched on is clover, which is one of their caterpillar food plants :)
   21 Jan 2022
Ohhhh. Ok I didn't know that. TY

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Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 26 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Cyclocephala signaticollis (Argentinian scarab) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 22 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 18 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 24 Apr 2021 by Kyliegw
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 24 Apr 2021 by Kyliegw
Trapezites iacchoides (Silver-studded Ochre) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 24 Apr 2021 by KylieWaldon
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 25 Dec 2020 by Kyliegw
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020 by Kyliegw
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020 by Kyliegw
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020 by Kyliegw
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Pambula Beach, NSW - 20 Dec 2020 by Kyliegw

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Dec 2020 02:30 PM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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