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Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  (Lampides boeticus)


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

Species name(s)

Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767) = Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767 = Papilio damoetes Fabricius, 1775 = Lycaena leguminis Scott, 1890 = Papilio coluteae Fuessly, 1775 = Papilio archias Cramer, [1777] = Papilio pisorum Fourcroy, 1785 = Papilio boetica Fabricius, 1793 = Lampides armeniensis Gerhard, 1882 = Polyommatus bagus Distant, 1886 = Lampides grisescens Tutt, [1907] = Lampides caerulea Tutt, [1907] = Lampides caeruleafasciata Tutt, [1907] = Lampides clara Tutt, [1907] = Lampides clarafasciata Tutt, [1907] = Lampides coerulea Tutt, [1907] = Lampides fusca Tutt, [1907] = Lampides typicamarginata Tutt, [1907] = Lampides minor Tutt, [1907] = Lampides typicafasciata Tutt, [1907] = Polyommatus yanagawensis Hori, 1923 = Lampides obsoleta Evans, [1925] = Lampides infuscata Querci, 1932 = Lampides anamariae Gómez Bustillo, 1973 = Polyommatus boeticus = Lycaena boetica = damoetas.

Long-tailed Blue


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Ethiopic, Indo-Malayan, Australian.

Russia regions

#7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny*; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny*; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky*; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #23. Predaltaisky*; #27. Pribaikalsky*; #28. Zabaikalsky*; #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, White.

Имаго  (Lampides boeticus)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark *, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Switzerland, Sweden * Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Central European (?), The European Southern taiga (?), The Trans-Baikal (?), Western Caucasus, Lower Volga, Prealtay (?) Pribaikalskiy (?), Seaside, Medium Volzhsky (?), South-West-Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Azores, Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland) Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Madeira, Macedonia, Malta, the Netherlands,Channel Islands, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Russia, Sardinia, North Aegean Islands, Sicily, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, ?, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Yugoslavia . [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Fabaceae: Colutea arborescens, Pisum sativum, Phaseolus vulgaris, Cassia. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Lampides boeticus


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.



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