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Species profile—Hypochrysops piceatus (bulloak jewel)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Insecta (insects) → Lycaenidae (blues and coppers) → Hypochrysops piceatus (bulloak jewel)

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Insecta (insects)
Family
Lycaenidae (blues and coppers)
Scientific name
Hypochrysops piceatus (Kerr, Macqueen & Sands, 1969)
Common name
bulloak jewel
Type reference
Kerr, J.F.R., Macqueen, J. and Sands, D.P., 1969. A new species of Hypochrysops (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from south Queensland. J. Aust. ent. Soc. 6: 117-120.
WildNet taxon ID
6
Alternate name(s)
Darling Downs jewel
bulloak jewel butterfly
bull-oak jewel
piceatus jewel butterfly
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
CR
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Map
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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=6

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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