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Plebejus pyrenaica (Boisduval, 1840)

Самец  Plebejus pyrenaica


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

Species name(s)

Plebejus (Agriades) pyrenaica (Boisduval, 1840) = Plebejus pyrenaicus (Boisduval, 1840) = Agriades pyrenaicus (Boisduval, 1840) = Lycaena orbitulus pyrenaica Boisduval, 1840 = Agriades pyrenaica.

Gavarnie Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

Flight time

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Имаго  Plebejus pyrenaica

Detailed information with references


  • Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: East Caucasian, European Central Black Earth, the Western Caucasus. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Spain (mainland), France (mainland). [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Androsace villosa. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Plebejus pyrenaica


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Anatoliy Krupitskiy, Vitalij Dobronosov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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