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; Calluna vulgaris; Cytisus scoparius; Empetrum; Galega officinalis; Genista germanica, tinctoria; Helianthemum nummularium; Hippophae rhamnoides; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago lupulina, sativa, x varia; Melilotus albus, officinalis; Onobrychis; Prunus spinosa; Trifolium campestre, pratense; Vaccinium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Plebeius idas.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hardtke & Nuß (2006a), Kolev (2005a), Lepiforum (2021), Ulbrich (2004a).

Last modified 30.iv.2021