Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cupido alcetas

Cupido alcetas (Hoffmannsegg, 1804)

provencal short-tailed blue

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Colutea arborescens; Galega officinalis; Lathyrus; Medicago falcata, lupulina, sativa; Securigera varia; Trifolium; Vicia sativa.

phenology

Hibernation as fully grown larva.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Juillerat (2004a), Lepiforum (2021), Parenzan, Bella & Russo (2005a).

Last modified 23.xi.2021