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Splendid Ochre (Trapezites symmomus)

Splendid Ochre
Underside. (Lane Cove NP, NSW, 28 / 01 / 2008)

Appearance: Almost unmistakable. Upperside dark brown with extended orange and yellow patches. Underside orange with yellow patches on the fore wing and characteristic pattern of white markings and spots on the hind wing.
Wingspan: 4.0–4.5 cm
Season: 2 generations from spring until early autumn; across south-eastern Australia only 1 generation during the summer months.
Range: Eastern Australia; from southern VIC along the east coast of NSW and QLD.
Habitat: Woodland, open-forest and rainforest edges in coastal and sub-coastal areas.