Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Leptotes pirithous

Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)

Lang’a short-tailed blue

on herbs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Calluna; Medicago x varia; Plumbago auriculata; Quercus; Rumex.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

notes

Migrant from the Maghreb.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Gascoigne-Pees, Hall & Russell (2002a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 26.v.2021