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Cupido minimus (Fuessly, 1775)

Самец и самка  (Cupido minimus)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae tribe Polyommatini genus Cupido subgenus Cupido → species Cupido minimus

Species name(s)

Cupido (Cupido) minimus (Fuessly, 1775) = Papilio minimus Fuessly, 1775 = Papilio puer Schrank, 1801 = Papilio alsus Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = magna (Heyne, [1895]) = Zizera minima = Cupido minima = Papilio alsus Denis & Fenn, 1776 = Papilio alsus Fabricius, 1787 = Papilio minimus Esper, 1778 = Papilio minutus Esper, 1800 = Papilio pseudolus Bergstrasser, 1779 = Cupido puer Schrank 1801.

Little Blue

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8440

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #2. Kolsky; #3. Karelsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #15. Severo-Uralsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #19. Sredneobsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #21. Severo-Yeniseisky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #29. Zapadno-Yakutsky*; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

* An asterisk denotes a region for which the species is listed as an migrant or information that requires additional checking.

Primary colors

Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Cupido minimus)

Detailed information with references

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Finland France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, East Yakutia, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, West Yakut (?), Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Karelia, Kola, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, North Yenisei North Okhotsk, North Urals, Mid-Amur, Mid-Volzhsky, Average Okhotsk, Average Urals, Sredneobskaya, Tuva,South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Ireland, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia , Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway (mainland), Poland,Portugal (mainland), Russia, Romania, Northern Ireland, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Finland, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Anthyllis vulneraria, indifferent to the caterpillars ants genera Myrmica, Lasius, Formica, Plagiolepis. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Cupido minimus

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vlad Proklov, Simon Coombes.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

Comments

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01.11.2013 17:13, Peter Khramov

Dmitry, thank fixed. In the foreseeable future there will be a form of comments not only on the pages of the species, but also on the pages of supra-species taxa.

28.10.2013 19:55, Dmitry Borisyuk

I do not know where to write, I will write here.
Look at what the picture is shown as the title for the subgenus Cupido (http://lepidoptera.ru/taxonomy/2601). Well this is all some kind of nightie!

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