Zizeeria karsandra


Moore 1865 - The Dark Grass Blue

This species has not been seen very often. However, this may well be due to its similarity with other Grass Blues.

It is to be found in fields and roadsides.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

17 - 20mm

Early Stages

Not fully known.

Larval Foodplant

Amaranthus viridis and Amaranthus tricolor (both Amaranthaceae)

Range

A wide distribution from Algeria, Southern Europe, throughout oriental Asia to Australia.