Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plebejus argus

Plebejus argus (Linnaeus, 1758)

silver-studded blue

on herbs, dwarf shrubs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Calluna vulgaris; Cistus halimifolius; Erica tetralix; Hippocrepis comosa; Limonium; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina; Securigera varia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum, Pyrgus.

synonyms

Plebeius, Polyommatus, argus.

references

Aistleitner & Aistleitner (1996a), Budashkin & Savchuk (2010a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hardtke & Nuß (2006a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2023), Sanetra, Güsten & Trusch (2015a|), Thomas (1993a), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a), Viejo Montesinos, González Granados & Gómez de Aizpurua (2014a).

Last modified 6.viii.2023