Underside - brown
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)|
|Family:||Gossamer-winged Butterfly (Papilionoidea: Lycaenidae)|
|Species:||Saltbush Blue (Theclinesthes serpentatus)|
|This Photo:||Underside - grey|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
These small blue (Gossamer-winged) butterflies can be hard to separate out.
These are probably one of the few that can be by just seeing the upper surface of their wings, in South Australia. The white chequered edges being characteristic of these.
The under surface of their wings can be grey to brown as shown here.