Varied Dusky-blue
Candalides hyacinthina simplexa

Widespread. Flies near its hostplant, a coarse parasitic dodder laurel growing on mallee. Dark purple forms lives in Lower SE.

Key Facts

Family:lycaenidae
Size (Male):27mm
Size (Female):28mm
Mature Larva Length:16mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, sep, oct, nov, dec
Abundance:common
Alternate Names:Western Dusky-blue
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