Male upperside Female upperside Male underside
Resident, fairly common, confined to coastal regions and inland about 100 km. Flies in summer months.
Wingspan 29-35 mm. Female darker with small yellow spots.
Flies throughout the day. Darting flight in grassy areas, rests on bare ground or feeds at flowers.
Ehrharta erecta, Pennisetum clandestinum, Themeda triandra