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Banks' Brown (male)

Heteronympha banksii banksii

Description:

40mm wingspan; all wings deep yellow and black-brown patterns which include 2 'eyes' on the rear set;

Habitat:

Damp very tall eucalyptus forest.

Notes:

The species is found the mountains, above 300 metres. It has been classified into three subspecies: banksii in New South Wales and eastern Victoria, mariposa Tindale, 1953, in southern Queensland, and nevina Tindale, 1953, in western Victoria.

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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Not surprised martin - it was a horrible location.

MartinL
MartinL 10 years ago

This one is scarcely spotted. Well done argybee.

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Very nice!

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Mar 15, 2012
Submitted on Mar 15, 2012

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