Lampides boeticusCommon name: Long-tailed Pea-blue
Description: Wingspan of 25-27 millimetres.
Notes: Occurs in a wide variety of habitats wherever the larval food plants grow. The caterpillars are known to feed on flower buds and flowers of a variety of native and introduced legumes.
We have photographed this butterfly in February, August and December.
References: The Complete Guide to Butterflies of Australia. Michael F Braby. 2016