Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phengaris rebeli

Phengaris rebeli (Hirschke, 1904)

mountain alcon blue

on Gentiana, Gentianella

parasite

Young larvae freely on the leaves; later they live as social parasites in an ants’ nest.

host plants

Gentianaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Gentiana cruciata; Gentianella germanica.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Maculinea rebeli.

references

Aistleitner & Aistleitner (1996a), Battisti, Vodă, Gabaglio, ao (2019a), Duffey (1993c), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2023), Tartally, Koschuh & Varga (2014a).

Last modified 6.viii.2023