Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Polyommatus eros

Polyommatus eros (Ochsenheimer, 1808)

eros blue

on Oxytropis, etc.

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Astragalus alpinus, sempervirens;Cytisus ruthenicus; Genista depressa; Oxytropis campestris, neglecta.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Chapman.

synonyms

Polyommatus eroides (Frivaldszky, 1835), the false eros blue, is generally considered a geographical form of P. eros.

references

Chapman (1914a), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Klimczuk (2005a), Lepiforum (2021).

Last modified 3.v.2021