Blotched Dusky-blue
Candalides acasta

Common in undisturbed native vegetation areas. Caterpillars prefer to eat small, slender species of parasitic dodder-laurel Cassytha spp.

Key Facts

Family:lycaenidae
Size (Male):22mm
Size (Female):22mm
Mature Larva Length:11-12mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
Abundance:common
Alternate Names:Blotched Blue
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