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    Eco Health Session // Purple Copper Butterfly

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    Eco Health Session // Purple Copper Butterfly Night at BRAG

    Thursday 23 May, 6-7:30pm

    During Season One: Terrestrial, hear from Allan Wray, Senior Land Services Officer, about local iconic threatened species, the Purple Copper Butterfly

    The Purple Copper Butterfly (Paralucia spinifera), also known as the Bathurst Copper Butterfly, is a threatened species unique to the Central Tablelands region and one of Australia's rarest butterfly species, only found between Bathurst, Lithgow and Oberon. This butterfly species has an interesting life cycle and a very special symbiotic relationship with a specific native plant and a small black ant. 

    • Purple Copper Butterfly information session 
    • House drink on arrival 
    • $15 members, $20 non-members, RSVP essential 


    Image: Purple Copper Butterfly. Photo courtesy Local Lands Services. 


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