Test your skills each month with MCCG’s Wildlife Identification Quiz!
You’ll find Know Your Wildlife towards the back of every month’s The Local Bulletin.
We will provide the answers to each quiz right here in the first week of every month!
Here is the January quiz:
Many butterflies lay their eggs on specific host plants for their caterpillars to feed on. Which of these butterflies chooses the Red Ash or Soap Tree (Alphitonia excelsa)?
- Blue Triangle
- Male Varied Eggfly
- Small Green-banded Blue
Photos: Ed Frazer
Answer: The Small Green-banded Blue chooses the Red Ash or Soap Tree as host plant.
ps: If you need some help, we’d recommend searching our digital field guides! Open them from the side menu:
These alphabetical lists provide a wealth of local information about wildlife. They feature thumb-nail images which expand to a larger view when you click upon them.
Keep an eye out for next month’s quiz!