Zebra Blue Butterfly photographed on Plumbago plant
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The Zebra Blue Butterfly is a small brownish and blue-grey butterfly. The underside is a marbled brown and white pattern. They are quite small and look like moths from a distance, but up close you see the blue patterns. Adults fly within a few metres of the ground and are usually seen flying around the food plant.
open woodland where they feed on native plants. They are most often seen in gardens around Plumbago plants
buds and flowers of Plumbago plant
eastern Queensland and New South Wales
|Common Name:||Zebra Blue Butterfly|