Broad-margined Azure
Ogyris olane

The least spectacular of the Ogyris species but when in hand the beautiful metallic sheen is obvious. At rest only the underside is seen. Caterpillars feed on yellow mistletoe Amyema spp. growing on Eucalypts.

You can learn a lot more about this butterfly, on the research-quality website now managed by BCSA, (here)

Key Facts

Size (Male):34mm
Size (Female):36mm
Mature Larva Length:20-24mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, jun, sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Olane Azure or Dull Purple Azure
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