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Species profile—Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus (fiery jewel (southern subspecies))

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Lycaenidae (blues and coppers) → Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus (fiery jewel (southern subspecies))

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Lycaenidae (blues and coppers)
Scientific name
Hypochrysops ignitus ignitus (Leach, 1814)
Common name
fiery jewel (southern subspecies)
Type reference
Leach, W.E. (1814). The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals. Vol. 1. E. Nodder & Son, London 144 pp. [136].
WildNet taxon ID
19206
Synonym(s)
Hypochrysops ignita ignita
Alternate name(s)
dingy jewel
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=19206

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
23 October 2019
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