Zizena labradus

Often very common, seen flitting low in open grassy areas. Caterpillars feed on herbaceous pea plants and have adapted to clover.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):20mm
Size (Female):23mm
Mature Larva Length:12mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Common Grass-blue
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