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

Colutea arborescens; Lathyrus japonicus subsp. maritimus, latifolius, sylvestris; Lotus corniculatus, pedunculatus; Medicago falcata, lupulina, sativa; Melilotus albus; Trifolium medium, pratense; Vicia cracca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 27.iv.2021