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Species profile—Hesperilla hopsoni (silver sedge-skipper)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Hesperiidae (skippers) → Hesperilla hopsoni (silver sedge-skipper)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Hesperiidae (skippers)
Scientific name
Hesperilla hopsoni Waterhouse, 1927
Common name
silver sedge-skipper
Type reference
Waterhouse, G.A. (1927). Australian Hesperiidae. Part I. Notes and descriptions of new forms. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 52(3), 275-283 [282].
WildNet taxon ID
19006
Synonym(s)
Hesperilla crypsargyra hopsoni
Alternate name(s)
silvered skipper
Hopson's skipper
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=19006

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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