This is a rarely seen butterfly in SA. Caterpillars feed on Grevillia hueglii and Hakea spp. which are widely spread in the semi- arid regions and this may indicate a wide, but low density distribution. Wingspan: male 27mm, female 28mm.

Key Facts

Family:lycaenidae
Size (Male):27mm
Size (Female):28mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:
Abundance:rare
Alternate Names:Cyprotus Blue