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Duke's Blue

Lepidochrysops dukei

Description:

Small (28-29mm) brown butterfly with a spotted underside.

Habitat:

Fynbos, Nama, and Succulent Karoo, Western Cape Province, South Africa.

Notes:

Larvae (caterpillars) feed on weevil galls on the flowers of Selago fruticosa.

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JeffCrocombe
Spotted by
JeffCrocombe

Witzenberg Local Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa

Spotted on Dec 4, 2010
Submitted on May 5, 2013

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