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 and pods.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus; Colutea arborescens & subsp. hispanica, atlantica; Cytisus scoparius; Erophaca baetica; Genista maderensis; Lathyrus latifolius, sylvestris; Lupinus luteus; Medicago sativa; Pisum sativum; Spartium junceum; Trifolium; Ulex europaeus.

? Also Polygala myrtifolia (Polygalaceae)

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Obregón-Romero & Gil-T.

notes

Migrant.

references

Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Jordano Barbudo, Rodriguez Gonzalez & Fernandez Haeger (1988a), Lafranchis (2020b), Lepiforum (2021), Müller (2015b), Obregón-Romero & Gil-T (2011a), Obregón, Shaw, Fernández-Haeger & Jordano (2015b), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Vieira (2008a).

Last modified 7.iv.2023