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 this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||12-13mm|
|Months of Flight:||sep, oct, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Fringed Blue|
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