Surveys

1. 28 December 2002; Deb, Heather, Max & Don.
2. 2 March 2003; Bruce, Max, Heather & Nigel Adlem
3. 27 April 2003; Don, Deb, Max & Bob Dawson
4. 9 January 2005; Deb, Max, Bruce, Arthur, Sheryl & Don

35 confirmed species and 2 unconfirmed

Nomenclature. Scientific names follow Braby (2004), Lushai et al. (2005) and Vane-
Wright & Gaonkar (2006). Common names mostly follow Braby (2004).
References
Braby MF. 2004. The complete field guide to butterflies of Australia. Collingwood: CSIRO.
Lushai G, Zalucki MP, Smith DAS, Goulson D, Daniels G. 2005. The lesser wanderer butterfly,
Danaus petilia (Stoll 1790) stat. rev. (Lepidoptera: Danainae), reinstated as a species.
Australian Journal of Entomology 44: 6-14.
Vane-Wright RI, Gaonkar H. 2006. The Arhopala butterflies described by Fabricius: A.
centaurus is from Java, A. democritus from Phuket (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
Entomological Science 9: 295-311.

Butterfly List

Family/Species Pos/ve ID? No. of surveys % of surveys (n=4) Notes
HESPERIIDAE

Narrow-brand Grass-dart   Ocybadistes flavovittata

yes 2 50  
Lyell's Swift                Pelopidas lyelli yes 1 25  
Orange Swift              Parnara amalia yes 1 25  
PAPILIONIDAE
Fuscous Swallowtail   Papilio fuscus yes 1 25 forest areas
Clearwing Swallowtail  Cressida cressida yes 1 25  
PIERIDAE
Lemon Migrant         Catopsilia pomona yes 2 50  
Lined Grass-yellow   Eurema laeta yes 1 25  
Small Grass-yellow   Eurema smilax yes 1 25  
Large Grass-yellow   Eurema hecabe yes 3 75
Yellow Albatross       Appias paulina yes 1 25 forest
Red-banded Jezebel     Delias mysis yes 1 25 & 15/5/05 (SK, AK, DB)
Scarlet Jezebel        Delias argenthona yes 0 0 11/8/06 (MM)
NYMPHALIDAE
Cedar Bush-brown   Mycalesis sirius yes 4 100 abundant, grassy wetlands
Dusky Knight           Ypthima arctous yes 2 50  
Orange Ringlet        Hypocysta adiante yes 4 100  
Orange Lacewing   Cethosia penthesilea yes 2 50  
Spotted Rustic        Phalanta phalantha yes 1 25  
Varied Eggfly          Hypolimnas bolina yes 4 100  
Blue Argus             Junonia orithya yes 1 25 open, dry grassy areas
Meadow Argus       Junonia villida yes 2 50 open, dry grassy areas
Chocolate Argus    Junonia hedonia yes 1 25 & 15/5/05 (SK, AK, DB) & 11/8/06 (MM)
Blue Tiger              Tirumala hamata yes 1 25 also /25/5/03 (BM)
Australasian Wanderer     Danaus petilia yes 4 100 common, open areas
Swamp Tiger         Danaus affinis yes 4 100 usually common, forests
Two-brand Crow    Euploea sylvester yes 2 50 forests
Common Crow      Euploea core yes 4 100 common
LYCAENIDAE
Small Dusky-blue     Candalides erinus yes 1 25  
Purple Line-blue       Prosotas dubiosa yes 1 25 & 15/5/05 (SK, AK, DB)
Speckled Line-blue  Catopyrops florinda yes 1 25  
Wattle Blue         Theclinesthes miskini yes 1 25  
Purple Cerulean        Jamides phaseli yes 1 25  
Pale Pea-blue    Catochrysops panormus yes 2 50  
Spotted Grass-blue   Zizeeria karsandra no 1 25 ?or Dainty Grass-blue
Common Grass-blue    Zizina labradus yes 2 50 open, dry grassy areas
Dainty Grass-blue        Zizula hylax no 1 25 open, dry grassy areas
Spotted Pea-blue      Euchrysops cnejus yes 2 50  
Jewelled Grass-blue    Freyeria putli yes 2 50 open, dry grassy areas

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