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Phengaris alcon (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  Phengaris alcon


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

Species name(s)

Phengaris alcon (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Maculinea rebeli Hirschke, 1904 = Maculinea alcon ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775) = Phengaris alcon (Hirschke, 1904) = Lycaena rebeli Hirschke, 1904 = caerulea (Vorbrodt, 1912) = Maculinea alpicola Beuret, 1949 = Maculinea magnalpicola Beuret, 1949 = Maculinea gadmensis Beuret, 1949 = Maculinea cruciata Beuret, 1949.


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Primary colors


Яйцо  Phengaris alcon

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Maculinea rebeli. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Slovakia, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Krasnoyarsk, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Seaside, Average -Amursky, Mid-Volzhsky,Average Urals, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Denmark (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine,France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Gentiana pneumonanthe, indifferent to the caterpillars ants Myrmica ruginodis. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Gentiana cruciata, indifferent to the caterpillars ants Myrmica schencki. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Phengaris alcon


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Simon Coombes, Paolo Mazzei.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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20.01.2014 19:40, Peter Khramov

Stas is what you unsubscribe?

20.01.2014 19:34, Stan Korb

ogumae subspecies teleius

04.11.2013 19:36, Peter Khramov

This neighboring species combined. Stay Maculinea ligurica and Maculinea xiaheana. They also transfer to the subgenus Maculinea and, accordingly, to rename P. ligurica and P. xiaheana?

31.10.2013 21:44, Vasiliy Feoktistov

By fauna europaea kind of synonyms. And validly once again Phengaris:
Conclusion: The entire genus Maculinea necessary "War Axe-chump" do.

31.10.2013 19:52, Dmitry Borisyuk

I've now look carefully at the site has a subgenus of the genus Maculinea Phengaris, and there is a separate genus Maculinea. With the same species. IMHO there is better not to hurry, but first understand what is happening.

31.10.2013 16:53, Sergei Kotov

"Sergey, you probably have time to sit at the computer clock: others do not (such is life, you know-you)."
Frankly, at this time I have the opportunity. But fortunately, or unfortunately, it will last for long. Prior to November 5th.

31.10.2013 16:38, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Well unite their Maculinea alcon here Synonyms: means a complete coincidence would be more.

31.10.2013 16:23, Peter Khramov

This, incidentally, is very good, when a person has the time. Such people we need! -)

31.10.2013 16:18, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Moderators are not engaged in the removal of the excess of the classification We have no such rights. Sergei, you probably have time to sit at the computer clock: others do not (such is life, you know-you). Peter appears and with all sort out.

31.10.2013 15:33, Sergei Kotov

"And this kind of duplicated: Maculinea alcon,"
I agree, take the obvious. Just a pity that our reminders are not wanted here. Moreover, they also swear when they are on the recall.

29.10.2013 14:05, Sergei Kotov

"And this kind of duplicated: Maculinea alcon,"
I agree, take the obvious. Just a pity that our reminders are not wanted here. Moreover, they also swear when they are on the recall.

28.10.2013 20:37, Dmitry Borisyuk

And this kind of duplicated: Maculinea alcon,

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