Cupido minimus (Fuessly, 1775)

little blue

on Anthyllis, (Astragalus)

Cupido minimus on Astragalus glycyphyllos

Astragalus glycyphyllos, Belgium, prov, Namur, Doische, Niverlée, RN Coupu Tienne © Stéphane Claerebout: larva feeding

Cupido minimus on Astragalus glycyphyllos

the larva with its miniature mine

gall

The larva makes a miniature fleck mine.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophoagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; (Astragalus glycyphyllos).

mod 25.viii.2018