Arid Bronze Azure
Ogyris subterrestris

A mallee species that lives an intimate subterranean existence with the ant species Camponotus terebrans. The exact nature of this relationship is still not known. Land clearance and local over-collecting are dangers to many populations. Wingspan: male and female 36mm


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Key Facts

Size (Male):36mm
Size (Female):36mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Mallee Bronze Azure