Family: Lycaenidae (Blue)
Habitat: Grasslands, heathlands and scrub.
Size: Length 15 mm (0.6 in).
Food: Many shrubs and herbs also gorse, broom, heather, bilberry, rock-rose and others.
Flight: Early June to late September. June till September.
The upper side is brown but can never be seen at rest as it always closes its wings.
In flight the green and brown flashing of the wings camouflages it well.