Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Azanus ubaldus

Azanus ubaldus (Stoll, 1782)

bright babul blue

on Acacia, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Acacia farnesiana, karroo, seyal, tortilis subsp. raddiana; Prosopis juliflora.

? Also Myoporum tenuifolium (Brauner & Wiemers, Scrophulariaceae).

distribution within Europe

Canary Islands, Malta, Spain, Italy; expanding.

egg, larva, pupa

see Catania & Seguna, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Brauner & Wiemers (2013a) (2013a), Caporale & Guidi (2013a), Catania & Seguna (2017a), Lepiforum (2021), Oliver (2019a), Olivier & van der Poorten (1992a), pyrgus.de (2021), Schurian (2008a), Wiemers, Acosta-Fernández & Larsen (2013a).

Last modified 5.xi.2021