Southern Grass-dart
Rayed Blue
Rayed Blue (Candalides heathi)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: Gossamer-winged Butterfly (Papilionoidea: Lycaenidae)
Species: Rayed Blue (Candalides heathi)
This Photo:     Outside

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
The visibility of the veins on the inside colouring is very dependant on light angles.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 29-Jan-2013
This species is classed as R (Rare) on the South Australian Butterflies & Moths website