SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Ogyris halmaturia (Tepper)   (Eastern Large Bronze Azure)

Female Eastern Large Bronze Azure in an egg laying mode on a large ant byre of Camponotus terebrans

Eggs of the Eastern Large Bronze Azure

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First instar larva of Ogyris halmaturia from South Australia, head on left

First instar larva of Ogyris idmo from Western Australia, head on left

Photography by R. Grund

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A group of first instar larvae of Ogyris idmo next to an ant pupa

Photography by M. Williams