Icilius Hairstreak
Body, profile
Two-spotted Line-blue
S2: Underside
Two-spotted Line-blue (Nacaduba biocellata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Gossamer-winged Butterfly (Papilionoidea: Lycaenidae)
Species: Two-spotted Line-blue (Nacaduba biocellata)
This Photo:     S2: Topside, damaged specimen
Other name: 2-spotted Line-blue

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Looks very similar to the common grass-blue & pea-blue butterflies.
It is more brown with 2 distinctive spots on the rear wings.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 17-Aug-2013
This species is classed as C (Common) on the South Australian Butterflies & Moths website