Week 2:The Common Brown Butterfly (Heteronympha merope) All 5 Families of Butterflies are represented in South Australia. The Skippers & Darts (Hesperiidae), the Gossamer-winged (Lycaenidae), the Whites & Yellows (Pieridae), the Swallowtails (Papilionidae), and the Brush-footed (Nymphalidae). Within the Brush-footed Family we find one of Greater Adelaide’s most numerous Butterflies, the Heteronympha merope, unsurprisingly namedContinue reading “Most Observable Organisms of Greater Adelaide”
Author Archives: Geoffrey Cox
Describing New Australian Species
If there are an estimated 610,000 species in Australia with 190,000 currently described (31%), how long might it take to have all described?
Natural Areas in the Greater Adelaide Region
o you’re ready to contribute to the City Nature Challenge 2020: Greater Adelaide but aren’t sure where you should go to make observations? Check out the long, but hardly exhaustive, list of great natural areas in the Greater Adelaide