Common Dusky Blue - Candalides
This page contains information and pictures about Common Dusky
Blue Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. They also known as
- Wingspan 35mm
- The butterfly looks like the
Small Dusky Blue, with very similar wing patterns.
This Common Dusky Blue is less common in Brisbane.
- (The Small
Dusky Blue and the Common Dusky blue are mixed and confused in
those reference information. We followed The Complete Field
Guide to Butterflies of Australia in our web pages.)
- 1. Candalides
hyacinthina - Australian Caterpillars, Don Herbison-Evans & Stella
- 2. Wild
Plants of Greater Brisbane - Queensland Museum, 2003, p68,
Dodder Laurel Cassytha pubescens.
- 3. Wild
Plants of Greater Brisbane - Queensland Museum, 2003, p195, Darling Pea Swainsona galegifolia.
The Complete Field
Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Michael F Braby, Australian
National University, CSIRO 2004, p262.
- 5. Flying Colours, Common Caterpillars, Butterflies and Moths of
South-Eastern Australia - Pat & Mike Coupar,1992, p98.
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