Bright Copper

Paralucia aurifer (Blanchard, 1848)

Found around the Tomahawk area through the native scrub areas

How to identify Paralucia aurifer?

Dark brown on top with a blueish-purple sheen, with a large orangey-copper patch on each wing, and an arc of blue dashes along the rear wing margins. Underneath, they are pale brown, with a number of outlined fawn patches

What habitats does Paralucia aurifer live in?

Native scrublands in particular around Pittosporaceae species.

What is the distribution of Paralucia aurifer?

Eastern AUstralia including around Tasmania

How big does Paralucia aurifer grow?

wing span of around 24mm

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