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; Erica tetralix; Hippocrepis comosa; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina; Securigera varia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Plebeius argus.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hardtke & Nuß (2006a), Lepiforum (2021), Sanetra, Güsten & Trusch (2015a|), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 30.iv.2021