Zizula hylax - Gaika blue

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Zizula hylax

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Chitengo.

Species details:

Note: Flies mainly in the warmer months but throuhout the year where conditions permit.
Distribution: Widespread in Southen Africa except the Karoo.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
AcanthaceaeDyschoriste (Food plant)
AcanthaceaeJusticia (Food plant)
Related plant species:
AcanthaceaePhaulopsis imbricata subsp. imbricata (Food plant)
AcanthaceaeRuellia patula (Food plant)
OxalidaceaeOxalis corniculata (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Zizula hylax .
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400520, retrieved 25 July 2017

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