Image: Eltham Copper Butterfly - Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida - Michael Williams

Eltham Copper Butterfly - Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida - Michael Williams

Eltham Copper Butterfly - Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida - Michael Williams
Rediscovered in Eltham, Victoria in 1986, the Eltham Copper Butterfly was thought to have gone extinct around the 1950s, but is currently known from four locations. I photographed this individual at one of its few known sites. The Eltham Copper Butterfly is listed as a threatened species

Photographer:
Michael Williams
Rights:
© Michael Williams

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