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 Animal or plant? Finding a strange or unfamiliar living thing immediately prompts the question “What is it?”. Is it an animal or a plant? Are there other kinds of organisms?  Banks' Brown Butterfly Heteronympha banksii Information sheet on the Banks' Brown Butterfly with description, distribution, habitat, host plant and images.  Bright Copper Butterfly Paralucia aurifer Information sheet on the Bright Copper Butterfly with description, distribution, habitat, host plant and images.  Cabbage White Butterfly Pieris rapae Information sheet on the Cabbage White Butterfly with description, distribution, habitat, host plant and images.  Caddis flies Order: Trichoptera Information Sheet on Caddis flies (Order Trichoptera) with description, habitat and general biology.  Dragonflies and damselflies Information Sheet on the dragonflies and damselflies with description, habitat, general biology and images.  Eltham Copper Butterfly Information Sheet on the Eltham Copper Butterfly with description, distribution, biology and conservation issues.  Fossil insects – 400 million years of evolution Insects fossils date back 375 million years. Find out more about insect evolution and why insects are so successful.  Hairy Flower Wasp Scolia soror Hairy Flower wasps, large wasps with body lengths that usually measure 1 to 3 cm, are native to Australia and commonly seen in Victorian backyards.  Mayflies: Order Ephemeroptera Information Sheet on the Ephemeroptera with description, habitat and general biology.
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