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Melanitis leda

1 Evening Brown at Nambucca Heads, NSW

Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
Melanitis leda at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022
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Identification history

Melanitis leda 11 Jan 2023 Liam.m
Melanitis leda 31 May 2022 trevorpreston
Unidentified 29 May 2022 trevorpreston

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Large butterfly, 30-35mm

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SuziBond wrote:
   30 Jun 2022
I agree with your identification, lovely!
   30 Jun 2022
Do you have moderator privileges for this area Suzi? If not we need you, not sure if there are many moderators for this area yet.
Thanks for the ID confirmations BTW, nice to know I'm getting them right in this unfamiliar area.

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Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 26 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston Tisiphone abeona (Varied Sword-grass Brown) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston Euphorbia prostrata (Red Caustic Weed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 23 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Caustis blakei (Koala Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 25 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston Lichmera indistincta (Brown Honeyeater) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 31 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Emilia sonchifolia (Lilac Tassel-Flower) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Slender Celery, Wild Carrot) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Ardisia crenata (Coral Berry) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Dendrophthoe vitellina (Long-flower Mistletoe) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Hemidactylus frenatus (Asian House Gecko) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa (Pink Woodsorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Lobelia purpurascens (White Root) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Hibbertia scandens (Climbing Guinea Flower) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Gahnia sp. at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Cordyline stricta (Narrow-leaved Palm Lily) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Syngonium podophyllum (Syngonium) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston Triboniophorus graeffei (Red Triangle Slug) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston Sphagneticola trilobata (Singapore Daisy) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston Callicoma serratifolia (Black Wattle, Butterwood, Tdgerruing) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston Gahnia sp. at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston Nephrolepis cordifolia (Fishbone Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston Telmatoblechnum indicum (Bungwall, Swampwater Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston Oxalis purpurea (Large-flower Wood-sorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 26 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Tisiphone abeona (Varied Sword-grass Brown) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Euphorbia prostrata (Red Caustic Weed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 24 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 23 Dec 2022 by trevorpreston
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Caustis blakei (Koala Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 27 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 25 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 3 Nov 2022 by trevorpreston
Lichmera indistincta (Brown Honeyeater) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 31 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Emilia sonchifolia (Lilac Tassel-Flower) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Cyclospermum leptophyllum (Slender Celery, Wild Carrot) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Ardisia crenata (Coral Berry) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Dendrophthoe vitellina (Long-flower Mistletoe) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 30 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Hemidactylus frenatus (Asian House Gecko) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa (Pink Woodsorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Lobelia purpurascens (White Root) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Hibbertia scandens (Climbing Guinea Flower) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Gahnia sp. at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Cordyline stricta (Narrow-leaved Palm Lily) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Syngonium podophyllum (Syngonium) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 Oct 2022 by trevorpreston
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Triboniophorus graeffei (Red Triangle Slug) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Sphagneticola trilobata (Singapore Daisy) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Callicoma serratifolia (Black Wattle, Butterwood, Tdgerruing) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 29 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Gahnia sp. at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Paspalum dilatatum (Paspalum) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Nephrolepis cordifolia (Fishbone Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Telmatoblechnum indicum (Bungwall, Swampwater Fern) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Lantana camara (Lantana) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Oxalis purpurea (Large-flower Wood-sorrel) at Nambucca Heads, NSW - 28 May 2022 by trevorpreston

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 May 2022 10:06 AM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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