Fringed heath-blue
Neolucia agricola agricola

Found in woodland and heath associations during spring. Adults when freshly hatched have a distinct white and black fring to their wings. Caterpillars can be very colourful and feed on small native bush peas.

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

Key Facts

Size (Male):20mm
Size (Female):21mm
Mature Larva Length:12-13mm
Months of Flight:sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Fringed Blue
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