|Male Common Blue|
|Common Blue female|
|Common Blue with brown upper wings|
|Common Blues copulate for about 40-60min. and the female could be laying her eggs [ovum] between|
one and 2 days after mating takes place.
|The white eggs are laid singly on the upper side of the leaf, more commonly on plants such |
as Bird's-foot Trefoil, Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil and Clovers. the Caterpillar hatches after
about nine days