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Heteronympha merope

Common Brown at Wallagoot, NSW

Heteronympha merope at Wallagoot, NSW - 29 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Heteronympha merope 19 Jan 2022 SuziBond
Heteronympha merope 1 Jan 2022 KylieWaldon

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they were in large swarms in the sunshine landing on dead twigs, pittosporum leaves, and just chasing each other about. Didn't see a female. They were also darting away from birds that were trying to eat them.

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Lagenophora sp. (genus) (Lagenophora) at Wallagoot, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Coronidium elatum at Wallagoot, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Senecio linearifolius (Fireweed Groundsel, Fireweed) at Wallagoot, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
Stellaria flaccida (Forest Starwort) at Wallagoot, NSW - 28 Dec 2021 by KylieWaldon
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 50 Abundance
  • 29 Dec 2021 07:35 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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  • pittosporum mostly Associated plant
  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Male Gender

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