Morning walk in the park. Stoped at flowering shiso plants Name in Japanese: ヤマトシジミ
Ovipositing on cape plumbago; conditions hot, windy and extremely low relative humidity (about 5%), with these adult insects numerous around flowers and shrubs.
2 butterflies showing upper and underside of wings
Lycaenidae is the second-largest family of butterflies (behind the Brush-footed butterflies), with over 5,000 species worldwide, whose members are also called gossamer-winged butterflies. They constitute about 40% of the known butterfly species.