Purple-shot Copper alciphron 10 larvae

Purple-shot Copper alciphron 10 larvae
Availability: September
Price: £15.95
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Description

The Purple-shot Copper Heodes alciphron

 

This is a very fine species of Large Copper from Provence. The male has a wonderful violet shot colouring all over its copper background.

 

Young larvae will feed on Dock leaves, usually Sorrel as well. The larvae hibernate but might produce another brood of butterflies, if kept warm enough.