Saltbush Blue
Theclinesthes serpentata

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.

Key Facts

Family:lycaenidae
Size (Male):21mm
Size (Female):22mm
Mature Larva Length:8-9mm
Months of Flight:a:9:{i:0;s:3:"jan";i:1;s:3:"feb";i:2;s:3:"mar";i:3;s:3:"apr";i:4;s:3:"may";i:5;s:3:"sep";i:6;s:3:"oct";i:7;s:3:"nov";i:8;s:3:"dec";}
Abundance:common
Alternate Names:Chequered Blue
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