Rare, occasionally seen in undisturbed fringe urban areas, or in meadow areas and reserves. Caterpillars eat native sorrel and form a close relationship with small black ants.
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|Mature Larva Length:||16-18mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, sep, oct, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Grassland copper or Small copper|
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