Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lampides boeticus

Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)

long-tailed blue

on Colutea, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Colutea arborescens, atlantica; Cytisus; Genista maderensis; Lathyrus sylvestris; Lupinus; Pisum sativum; Spartium junceum; Trifolium; Ulex europaeus.

? Also Polygala myrtifolia (Polygalaceae)

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

notes

Migrant.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Jordano Barbudo, Rodriguez Gonzalez & Fernandez Haeger (1988a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 27.iv.2021