Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plebejus argyrognomon

Plebejus argyrognomon (Bergsträsser 1779)

Reverdin’s blue

on Astragalus, Securigera


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus danicus, glycyphyllos; Securigera varia.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.


Plebeius argyrognomon; ? Plebejus belleri (Oberthür, 1910).


Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hardtke & Nuß (2006a), Lepiforum (2021), Vegliante & Zilli (2007a).

Last modified 30.iv.2021