Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cupido argiades

Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)

short-tailed blue

on Lathyrus, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Anthyllis; Astragalus propinquus, “sinicus” (? sirinicus); Colutea arborescens; Genista; Glycine; Lathyrus japonicus subsp. maritimus, latifolius, sylvestris; Lotus corniculatus, pedunculatus; Lupinus perennis; Medicago falcata, lupulina, sativa; Melilotus albus; Pisum sativum; Trifolium incarnatum, medium, pratense, repens; Ulex europaeus; Vicia cracca.

The reference by Baquero ao to Rhamnus seems a mistake.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Baquero, Moraza, AriƱo & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 14.v.2021