Zizina oxleyi is a pretty little NZ species, now missing from most of NZ apart from the south-east of the South Island.
Low-growing native brooms (Carmichaelia spp) and low-growing Fabaceae (e.g. clover, trefoil).
Laid singly, pale green turning blue-green. 4-6 days.
Up to 14 mm, 5 weeks.
7-8 mm long, 15 days.
Females dull grey more than blue. Both genders have silvery grey undersides with dark zigzag bands and a banded border.
Eastern side of South Island.