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:a:7:{i:0;s:3:"jan";i:1;s:3:"feb";i:2;s:3:"mar";i:3;s:3:"sep";i:4;s:3:"oct";i:5;s:3:"nov";i:6;s:3:"dec";}
Abundance:common
Alternate Names:Western Dusky-blue
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