This small species is often found flying around Chenopods (saltbush, bluebush -) on which the caterpillars feed. At rest the crypric underside blends into the vegetation.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on the Roger Grund website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||8-9mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Chequered Blue|
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