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Rauparaha’s copper

Lycaena rauparaha

Habitat:

It prefers coastal dunes with mixed vegetation.

Notes:

Found near the beach.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago
Rauparaha’s copper
Lycaena rauparaha


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6 Comments

JillBlack
JillBlack 7 years ago

Thanks Brett

JillBlack
JillBlack 7 years ago

Brett please consider adding your spotting to NZ moths and butterflies mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1714...

JeffCrocombe
JeffCrocombe 7 years ago

Lovely pic.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Very charming!

BrettFallen
BrettFallen 7 years ago

Thanks jill, after abit of chasing I was lucky to find a certain tree that seemed to be attracting a few of them. Perhaps on my another visit I will identify the plant too. Very pleased

JillBlack
JillBlack 7 years ago

Wow great spotting Brett

BrettFallen
Spotted by
BrettFallen

New Zealand

Spotted on Nov 6, 2012
Submitted on Nov 6, 2012

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