Rayed Blue
Candalides heathi heathi

Now a rare butterfly, more often seen in foothills woodland habitat. The caterpillars have adapted to introduced ribwort.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):28mm
Size (Female):29mm
Mature Larva Length:15-20mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
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