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Species profile—Acrodipsas cuprea variabilis (copper ant-blue)


Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Lycaenidae (blues and coppers) → Acrodipsas cuprea variabilis (copper ant-blue)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Insecta (insects)
Lycaenidae (blues and coppers)
Scientific name
Acrodipsas cuprea variabilis Sands & Sands, 2015
Common name
copper ant-blue
Type reference
Sands, D.P.A. & Sands, M.C. (2015). Review of variation in Acrodipsas cuprea (Sands, 1965) and A. aurata Sands, 1997 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), with descriptions of a new subspecies of A. cuprea and a new species of Acrodipsas Sands from inland southern Queensland. Australian Entomologist 42(4), 197-218.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
cuprea ant-blue
Conservation significant
Pest status

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

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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