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Species profile—Hypochrysops ignitus chrysonotus (fiery jewel (Wet Tropics subspecies))

Classification

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

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Lycaenidae (blues and coppers)
Scientific name
Hypochrysops ignitus chrysonotus Grose-Smith, 1899
Common name
fiery jewel (Wet Tropics subspecies)
Type reference
Grose-Smith, H. (1899). Rhopalocera exotica, being illustrations of new, rare and unfigured species of butterflies. Vol. 3. Gurney & Jackson, London 215 pp. [Pt 48, p. 27].
WildNet taxon ID
19207
Synonym(s)
Hypochrysops ignita chrysonotus
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=19207

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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