Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plebejus idas

Plebejus idas (Linnaeus, 1761)

northern blue

on herbs, dwarf shrubs

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Anthyllis vulneraria; Astragalus alpinus; Calluna vulgaris; Cercis siliquastrum; Cicer arietinum; Cytisus scoparius; Empetrum nigrum; Galega officinalis; Genista germanica, tinctoria; Helianthemum nummularium; Hippocrepis emerus subsp. emeroides; Hippophae rhamnoides; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina, sativa, x varia; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Onobrychis; Prunus spinosa; Trifolium campestre, pratense; Ulex europaeus; Vaccinium uligonosum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Plebeius idas.

references

Bálint (1993b), Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hardtke & Nuß (2006a), Kolev (2005a), Lepiforum (2021), Olivier, van der Poorten & De Prins (1998a), Ulbrich (2004a).

Last modified 25.vii.2021