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Species profile—Oreixenica lathoniella herceus (silver xenica)


Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Nymphalidae (danaids, browns and nymphs) → Oreixenica lathoniella herceus (silver xenica)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Insecta (insects)
Nymphalidae (danaids, browns and nymphs)
Scientific name
Oreixenica lathoniella herceus Waterhouse & Lyell, 1914
Common name
silver xenica
Type reference
Waterhouse, G.A. & Lyell, G. (1914). The Butterflies of Australia: a monograph of the Australian Rhopalocera introducing a complete scheme of structural classification, and giving descriptions and illustrations of all the butterflies found in Australia, including a number now recorded for the first time. Angus & Robertson, Sydney. 239 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
common silver xenica
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
7 September 2021
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