Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Celastrina argiolus

Celastrina argiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)

holly blue

mainly on deciduous trees and shrubs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

broadly polyphagous

Albizia julibrissin; Aralia elata; Arbutus unedo; Astragalus glycyphyllos; Berberis; Buddleja davidii; Buxus sempervirens; Calluna vulgaris; Caragana frutex; Ceanothus; Colutea arborescens; Cornus sanguinea; Cytisus scoparius; Dorycnium pentaphyllum subsp. germanicum; Erica tetralix; Euonymus europaeus; Filipendula ulmaria; Frangula alnus; Galega officinalis; Genista hispanica, pilosa, tinctoria; Hedera helix; Humulus lupulus; Hypericum perforatum; Ilex aquifolium; Lantana camara; Lespedeza; Ligustrum vulgare; Lupinus; Lythrum salicaria; Malus domestica; Medicago sativa; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Parthenocissus quinquefolia; Prunus laurocerasus, lusitanica, salicina; Pyracantha coccinea; Quercus aliena; Reynoutria japonica; Rhamnus alaternus, cathartica; Ribes nigrum, rubrum, uva-crispa; Robinia pseudoacacia; Rosa glauca; Rubus fruticosus, idaeus; Salix cinerea; Securigera varia; Sophora flavescens; Spartium junceum; Staphylea bumalda; Styphnolobium japonicum; Symphoricarpos albus; Ulex europaeus; Vaccinium myrtillus, uliginosum; Viburnum lantana; Vicia cracca, sativa; Wisteria floribunda, sinensis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Baquero, Moraza, AriƱo & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Wirooks & Theissen (1999a).

Last modified 26.v.2021