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Insects of Lamington National Park

Total number of species: 62

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Family Scientific Name Common Name Superseded NCA EPBC End. Wetland
Lycaenidae Candalides absimilis common pencilled-blue QA
Lycaenidae Candalides xanthospilos yellow-spotted blue QA
Lycaenidae Erysichton lineatus lineatus hairy line-blue QA
Lycaenidae Hypolycaena danis turneri orchid flash Q
Lycaenidae Jameela palmyra tasmanicus marbled line-blue QAI
Lycaenidae Nacaduba berenice berenice large purple line-blue QA
Lycaenidae Prosotas dubiosa dubiosa purple line-blue QA
Lycaenidae Prosotas felderi short-tailed line-blue QA
Lycaenidae Psychonotis caelius taygetus small green-banded blue QA
Lycaenidae Zizina otis labradus common grass-blue (Australian subspecies) QAI
Nymphalidae Acraea andromacha andromacha glasswing QAI
Nymphalidae Charaxes sempronius sempronius tailed emperor QA
Nymphalidae Cupha prosope prosope bordered rustic (Australian subspecies) QA
Nymphalidae Danaus petilia lesser wanderer QAI
Nymphalidae Danaus plexippus monarch II
Nymphalidae Doleschallia bisaltide australis leafwing QAI
Nymphalidae Euploea corinna common crow QA
Nymphalidae Heteronympha merope merope common brown QA
Nymphalidae Heteronympha mirifica wonder brown QA
Nymphalidae Hypocysta metirius brown ringlet QA
Nymphalidae Junonia villida villida meadow argus QAI
Nymphalidae Melanitis leda bankia evening brown QA
Nymphalidae Mynes geoffroyi guerini jezebel nymph QA
Nymphalidae Phaedyma shepherdi shepherdi white-banded plane (southern subspecies) QA
Nymphalidae Tirumala hamata hamata blue tiger QAI
Nymphalidae Vanessa itea yellow admiral QAI
Nymphalidae Vanessa kershawi Australian painted lady QAI
Pieridae Appias paulina ega yellow albatross QA
Pieridae Belenois java teutonia caper white QAI
Pieridae Catopsilia pomona lemon migrant QAI
Pieridae Cepora perimale QAI
Pieridae Cepora perimale scyllara caper gull (Australian subspecies) QA
Pieridae Delias argenthona argenthona scarlet jezebel QA
Pieridae Delias nigrina black jezebel QA
Pieridae Elodina angulipennis southern pearl-white QA
Pieridae Eurema hecabe large grass-yellow QAI
Papilionidae Cressida cressida cressida clearwing swallowtail QA
Papilionidae Graphium choredon blue triangle QAI
Papilionidae Graphium eurypylus lycaon pale triangle QA
Papilionidae Graphium macleayanum macleayanum Macleay's swordtail QA
Papilionidae Ornithoptera richmondia Richmond birdwing V QA
Papilionidae Papilio aegeus U
Papilionidae Papilio aegeus aegeus orchard swallowtail (Australian subspecies) QA
Papilionidae Papilio anactus dainty swallowtail QA
Papilionidae Papilio fuscus capaneus fuscous swallowtail (Australian subspecies) QA
Noctuidae Phyllodes imperialis smithersi E QA
Hesperiidae Cephrenes augiades sperthias orange palm-dart QA
Hesperiidae Euschemon rafflesia rafflesia regent skipper (southern subspecies) QA
Hesperiidae Hasora khoda haslia narrow-banded awl QA
Hesperiidae Hesperilla crypsargyra binna silver sedge-skipper Q
Hesperiidae Pelopidas agna dingo dingy swift QAI
Hesperiidae Signeta tymbophora dark shield-skipper QA
Hesperiidae Suniana sunias QAI
Hesperiidae Telicota eurychlora southern sedge-darter QA
Hesperiidae Trapezites maheta northern silver ochre Q
Hesperiidae Trapezites praxedes southern silver ochre QA
Hesperiidae Trapezites symmomus symmomus splendid ochre QA
Libellulidae Diplacodes bipunctata wandering percher QAI I
Corduliidae Hemicordulia australiae Australian emerald QAI I
Aeshnidae Adversaeschna brevistyla blue-spotted hawker QAI I
Aeshnidae Anax papuensis Australian Emperor QAI I
Synlestidae Episynlestes albicauda southern whitetip QA I

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the DESI WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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Nature Conservation Act
NCA - Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992
EX : Extinct
PE : Extinct in the wild
CR : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
NT : Near threatened
C : Least concern
SL : Special least concern
I : International
P : Prohibited
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
EPBC - Status under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
EX : Extinct
XW : Extinct in the wild
CE : Critically endangered
E : Endangered
V : Vulnerable
CD : Conservation dependent
End. - Endemicity
Q : Queensland endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland
QA : Intranational - naturally occurs in Queensland and interstate
QAI : Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas
QI : Regional endemic - naturally occurs in Queensland and overseas
VA : Vagrant (Intranational) - normally occurs interstate
VI : Vagrant (International) - normally occurs overseas
VU : Vagrant (Unknown)
IA : Introduced (Intranational) - naturalised from interstate
II : Introduced (International) - naturalised from overseas
IU : Introduced - unknown origin
U : Unknown endemicity - native
Wetland Status
I : Wetland indicator species

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation, Queensland (2013) Insects of Lamington National Park, WetlandInfo website, accessed 16 June 2024. Available at:

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