Sighted in Summer (24.12.15)
Sighted in Spring 2015 (15.9.15):
Mutton Cove hosts diverse invertebrates:
Among the butterflies seen at Mutton Cove are the Wood White or Jezebel (Delias aganippe), a small blue (Theclinesthes sp.), the Australian Admiral (Vanessa itea) and Cabbage White (Pieris rapae). The latter is introduced.
The heliotrope moth (Utetheisa pulchelloides) is a day-flying moth at Mutton Cove and night-flying moths are expected in the warmer months when the mangrove nectar is available.
Small black ants, large red meat-ants, wasps, crane flies, mosquitos
and midges have been recorded, as has the brown and grey jumping spider.