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Live and Collection based Images

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 Species
Images

 

Amethyst Hairstreak or Icilius Blue
Jalmenus icilius
Amethyst Hairstreak Amethyst Hairstreak Amethyst Hairstreak
  Amethyst Hairstreak Amethyst Hairstreak

 

Golden Ant-blue
Acrodipsas aurata
Golden Ant-blue

 

Arid Bronze Azure or Mallee Bronze Azure
Ogyris subterrestris
Both subspecies pictured;
subterrestris in Vic & SA,
and petrina in WA
Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure
  Camponotus sp. Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure
Habitat Habitat Habitat Habitat
  Habitat Habitat Collecting Cages
Collecting Cages Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure Collecting Cages
Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure Arid Bronze Azure

 

Bitter-bush Blue
Theclinesthes albocincta
Food Plant Bitter-bush Blue Bitter-bush Blue
  Bitter-bush Blue Bitter-bush Blue

 

Blotched Dusky Blue or Blotched Blue
Candalides acasta
Blotched Dusky Blue Blotched Dusky Blue Blotched Dusky Blue
  Blotched Dusky Blue

 

Bright Copper
Paralucia aurifer
Bright Copper Bright Copper Bright Copper
  Bright Copper Bright Copper

 

Bronze Ant-blue or Large Ant-blue
Acrodipsas brisbanensis cyrilus
Bronze Ant-blue Bronze Ant-blue Bronze Ant-blue

 

Broom Heath-blue or Mathew's Blue
Neolucia mathewi
Broom Heath-blue Broom Heath-blue

 

Common Grass-blue or Grass Blue
Zizina labradus labradus
Common Grass-blue Common Grass-blue Common Grass-blue
Common Grass-blue Common Grass-blue Common Grass-blue Common Grass-blue

 

Common Pencilled-blue or Pencilled Blue
Candalides absimilis
Common Pencilled-blue Common Pencilled-blue

 

Copper Ant-blue or Cuprea Ant-blue
Acrodipsas cuprea
Copper Ant-blue Copper Ant-blue Copper Ant-blue
  Copper Ant-blue

 

Copper Pencilled-blue or Cyprotus Blue
Candalides cyprotus cyprotus
Copper Pencilled-blue Copper Pencilled-blue

 

Dark Pencilled-blue or Consimilis Blue
Candalides consimilis goodingi
Dark Pencilled-blue Dark Pencilled-blue Dark Pencilled-blue
  Dark Pencilled-blue Dark Pencilled-blue Dark Pencilled-blue
  Dark Pencilled-blue Dark Pencilled-blue

 

Dark-purple Azure
Ogyris abrota
Dark-purple Azure Dark-purple Azure Dark-purple Azure
  Dark-purple Azure Dark-purple Azure Dark-purple Azure

 

Dull Copper or Eltham Copper
Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida
Dull Copper Dull Copper Dull Copper
  Dull Copper Dull Copper Dull Copper
  Dull Copper Dull Copper

 

Dull Copper
Paralucia pyrodiscus pyrodiscus
Dull Copper Dull Copper

 

Dull-purple Azure or Olane Azure
Ogyris olane ocela
Mistletoe Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure
  Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure

 

Dull-purple Azure or Olane Azure
Ogyris olane olane
Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure
  Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure
  Dull-purple Azure Dull-purple Azure

 

Fiery Jewel
Hypochrysops ignita ignita
Food Plant Fiery Jewel Fiery Jewel
  Fiery Jewel Fiery Jewel Fiery Jewel
  Fiery Jewel Fiery Jewel

 

Fringed Heath-blue or Fringed Blue
Neolucia agricola agricola
Host Plant Fringed Heath-blue Fringed Heath-blue
  Fringed Heath-blue Fringed Heath-blue Fringed Heath-blue
  Fringed Heath-blue Fringed Heath-blue Fringed Heath-blue

 

Grassland Copper or Small Copper
Lucia limbaria
Habitat Food Plant Grassland Copper
  Grassland Copper Grassland Copper Grassland Copper

 

Common Imperial Blue or Imperial Hairsteak or Pale Imperial Blue
Jalmenus evagoras evagoras
Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue
  Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue
Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue
Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue
Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue Common Imperial Blue

 

Large Bronze Azure
Ogyris idmo halmaturia
Large Bronze Azure Large Bronze Azure

 

Long-tailed Pea-blue or Pea Blue
Lampides boeticus
Long-tailed Pea-blue Long-tailed Pea-blue Long-tailed Pea-blue

 

Montane Heath-blue or Mountain Blue
Neolucia hobartensis hobartensis
Montane Heath-blue Montane Heath-blue

 

Moonlight Jewel
Hypochrysops delicia delos
Moonlight Jewel Moonlight Jewel Moonlight Jewel
  Moonlight Jewel Moonlight Jewel

 

Rayed Blue
Candalides heathi alpina
Rayed Blue Rayed Blue

 

Rayed Blue
Candalides heathi heathi
Rayed Blue Rayed Blue Rayed Blue
  Rayed Blue Rayed Blue Rayed Blue
  Rayed Blue Rayed Blue

 

Salt-bush Blue or Chequered Blue
Theclinesthes serpentata serpentata
Salt-bush Blue Salt-bush Blue

 

Saltpan Blue or Samphire Blue
Theclinesthes sulpitius sulpitius
Saltpan Blue Saltpan Blue Saltpan Blue

 

Satin Azure
Ogyris amaryllis meridionalis
Food Plant Food Plant Satin Azure
  Satin Azure Satin Azure Satin Azure
  Satin Azure Satin Azure

 

Silky Hairstreak
Pseudalmenus chlorinda fisheri
Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak

 

Silky Hairstreak
Pseudalmenus chlorinda zephyrus
Habitat Attendant Ants Silky Hairstreak
Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak
Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak
Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak Silky Hairstreak

 

Small Ant-blue
Acrodipsas myrmecophila
Small Ant-blue Small Ant-blue Small Ant-blue
  Small Ant-blue

 

Small Bronze Azure or Small Brown Azure
Ogyris otanes
Small Bronze Azure Small Bronze Azure Small Bronze Azure
  Small Bronze Azure Small Bronze Azure Small Bronze Azure
  Small Bronze Azure Small Bronze Azure

 

Southern Purple Azure
Ogyris genoveva araxes
Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure
Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure

 

Southern Purple Azure
Ogyris genoveva duaringa
Mistletoe Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure
  Southern Purple Azure Southern Purple Azure

 

Spotted Grass-blue or Dark Grass-blue
Zizeeria karsandra
Food Plant Spotted Grass-blue Spotted Grass-blue
Spotted Grass-blue Spotted Grass-blue Spotted Grass-blue Spotted Grass-blue

 

Ictinus Blue or Stencilled Hairstreak
Jalmenus ictinus
Habitat Meat Ants Ictinus Blue
  Ictinus Blue Ictinus Blue Ictinus Blue
  Ictinus Blue Ictinus Blue Ictinus Blue

 

Double-spotted Line-blue or Two-spotted Line-blue
Nacaduba biocellata biocellata
Double-spotted Line-blue Double-spotted Line-blue Double-spotted Line-blue
  Double-spotted Line-blue Double-spotted Line-blue Double-spotted Line-blue

 

Common Dusky-blue or Varied Dusky-blue
Candalides hyacinthina hyacinthina
Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue
Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue

 

Common Dusky-blue or Varied Dusky-blue
Candalides hyacinthina josephina
Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue

 

Common Dusky-blue or Varied Dusky-blue
Candalides hyacinthina simplexa
Common Dusky-blue Common Dusky-blue

 

Wattle Blue
Theclinesthes miskini miskini
Habitat Wattle Blue Wattle Blue
Wattle Blue Wattle Blue Wattle Blue Wattle Blue

 

Yellow Jewel
Hypochrysops byzos hecalius
Food Plant Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel
  Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel
Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel
Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel Yellow Jewel

 

Yellow-spot Blue or Yellow-spotted Blue
Candalides xanthospilos
Yellow-spot Blue Yellow-spot Blue

 

 

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