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Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  Leptotes pirithous


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

Species name(s)

Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767) = Papilio pirithous Linnaeus, 1767 = Papilio telicanus Lang, 1789 = Syntarucus pirithous = Syntarucus pyrithous = telivanus (Lang) = Papilio baeticus Esper, 1784.

Lang's Short-tailed Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky*.

* 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  Leptotes pirithous

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, the USSR - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of Russia: Western Caucasus (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), the Canary Islands, Cyprus, Corsica, Crete Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Sardinia,North Aegean, Sicily, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Cycladic, ?, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Leptotes pirithous


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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