Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudophilotes bavius

Pseudophilotes bavius (Eversmann, 1832)

bavius blue

on Salvia

parasite

Larvae freely on the flowers.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Salvia nemorosa, nutans, officinalis, palaestina, pratensis, verbenaca, verticillata.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Rubrapterus bavius.

references

Bury & Savchuk (2015a) , Kolev (2017a), Lepiforum (2021), Tolman (1992a).

Last modified 29.iv.2021