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Common Grass-blue

 
Introduction:

The Common Grass Blue butterfly is seen in Sydney throughout most of the year, often in large numbers, particularly in open, grassy areas.

Identification:

The Common Grass Blue is a small butterfly with a bluish lilac colour. The caterpillars are harder to find. They camouflage well among the grass and clover on which they feed.

Size:

3 cm

Habitat:

The Common Grass Blue lives in urban areas.