Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Plebejus optilete

Plebejus optilete (Knoch, 1781)

cranberry blue

on Vaccinium, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Andromeda polifolia; Vaccinium myrtillus, oxycoccos, uliginosum, vitis-idaea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Agriades optilete.

references

Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 1.v.2021