Acytolepis puspa lambi

Common Hedge Blue

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus Acytolepis
Species: puspa
Subspecies: lambi
Common Name: Common Hedge Blue
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore
Hostplants:

Description
Females are rarer and are a pale shining greenish blue with broad black borders on the forewings and dark-dusted on the hindwings. The dark black spots on the underside of the hindwing are quite distinct. The legs are black banded, as are the antennae.

Habitat & Habits
The Common Hedge Blue is usually found flying along brightly sunlit footpaths along forest tracks. It flies in an erratic manner and males are usually observed feeding on damp patches on the forest floor. Males are a shining blue above and this can be noticed when the butterfly is in flight.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa

Acytolepis puspa lambi

Common Hedge Blue

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus Acytolepis
Species: puspa
Subspecies: lambi
Common Name: Common Hedge Blue
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore
Hostplants:

Description
Females are rarer and are a pale shining greenish blue with broad black borders on the forewings and dark-dusted on the hindwings. The dark black spots on the underside of the hindwing are quite distinct. The legs are black banded, as are the antennae.

Habitat & Habits
The Common Hedge Blue is usually found flying along brightly sunlit footpaths along forest tracks. It flies in an erratic manner and males are usually observed feeding on damp patches on the forest floor. Males are a shining blue above and this can be noticed when the butterfly is in flight.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa




Acytolepis puspa lambi

Common Hedge Blue

Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus Acytolepis
Species: puspa
Subspecies: lambi
Common Name: Common Hedge Blue
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Singapore
Hostplants:

Description
Females are rarer and are a pale shining greenish blue with broad black borders on the forewings and dark-dusted on the hindwings. The dark black spots on the underside of the hindwing are quite distinct. The legs are black banded, as are the antennae.

Habitat & Habits
The Common Hedge Blue is usually found flying along brightly sunlit footpaths along forest tracks. It flies in an erratic manner and males are usually observed feeding on damp patches on the forest floor. Males are a shining blue above and this can be noticed when the butterfly is in flight.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa