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Cassius Blue

I’ve heard that these are the smallest of all butterflies, and they are tiny. Also fast.

Host Plant(s): Plumbago is commonly accepted as the host plant, but I have observed them on Red Powderpuff and White Powderpuff. On Powderpuffs, they lay eggs in the nascent bud clusters, and the caterpillars eat the flowers as they open.

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One caterpillar photo, one pupa photo, and one butterfly photo, were all very, very, very, beautiful!!! Daniel.

— Daniel · 14 July 2011, 08:20 · #

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