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Rare Red-Eyed Flat/ Ornate Dusk Flat

Chaetocneme Denitza

Description:

Skipper Butterfly

Habitat:

Habitat was open (horse) paddocks, adjacent to heavily forested creek .

Notes:

I spotted this stunning Butterfly at 5:20pm . It was resting on a Banana tree leaf. It almost glowed in the late afternoon light. I have certainly never seen one before and knew it was something special.

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4 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a month ago

Wow, I've never seen one of these before. Gorgeous! I'm just down the road in Brisbane. Welcome :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a month ago

It is certainly special - what a beauty ! The bold white patches really enhance its looks :) Lovely !!

Brian38
Brian38 a month ago

Wow! Gorgeous Skipper butterfly! Welcome to Project Noah, Susan.

MichaelS
MichaelS a month ago

Hi Susan86 - a beautiful butterfly!

Thank you for sharing this with our community and welcome to Project Noah!

Susan86
Spotted by
Susan86

Beerwah, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Oct 16, 2020
Submitted on Oct 20, 2020

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