Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Polyommatus thersites

Polyommatus thersites (Canterer, 1835)

Chapman’s blue

on Onobrychis, etc.


Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista; Hedysarum tauricum; Onobrychis arenaria, caput-galli, ebenoides, pallasii, saxatilis, supina, viciifolia; Trifolium.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lafranchis & Lafranchis, Lepiforum.


Baquero, Moraza, Ariño & Jordana (2011a), Bury & Savchuk (2015a) , Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Hiermann, Friebe & Mayr (2017a), Lafranchis & Lafranchis (2012a), Lepiforum (2021), Mihoci & Šašić (2006a), Sanetra, Güsten & Trusch (2015a|).

Last modified 26.xi.2021