Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Glaucopsyche alexis

Glaucopsyche alexis (Poda, 1761)

green-underside blue

on Medicago, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the inflorescence.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus glycyphyllos; Cytisus; Dorycnium pentaphyllum; Genista sagittalis, tinctoria; Hedysarum; Lathyrus; Medicago falcata, sativa; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Onobrychis ebenoides, viciifolia; Securigera varia; Spartium; Trifolium; Vicia cracca, tenuifolia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lafranchis & Lafranchis, Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

references

Aistleitner & Aistleitner (1996a), Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lafranchis & Lafranchis (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2023), Sanetra, Güsten & Trusch (2015a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 6.viii.2023