|The male adonis blue is bright blue with white edges on the wings. These edges have black flecks. The female is dark brown with a row of crecents near the outer edges. Towards the body her colouration turns blue. Both sexes have pale brown undersides with black spots and a row of orage crecents.|
|Adonis Blue (Lysandra bellargus)|
Underside - image © Zoe Hughes
|Where to sight species|
This butterfly can found around chalk and limestone hills.
|Late Spring to Late Summer|