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Plebejus orbitulus (de Prunner, 1798)

Имаго  Plebejus orbitulus


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

Species name(s)

Plebejus (Albulina) orbitulus (de Prunner, 1798) = Albulina orbitulus = Albulina orbitula = Papilio orbitulus de Prunner, 1798 = Papilio atys Hübner, [1803-1804] = Plebeius orbitulus = Agriades orbitulus.

Alpine Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#2. Kolsky*; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky.

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

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  Plebejus orbitulus

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Albulina orbitulus; Albulina orbitula. [85]. Peter Khramov.


  • Austria, Germany, Italy, Norway, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: Gorno-Altai, Transbaikalia, Kola (?), Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny-Amur, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Mid-Amur, Mid-Ural, Tuva, Southern Ural, South Yakutia. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Austria, Germany, Italy (mainland), Liechtenstein, Norway (mainland), Russia, Slovenia, France (mainland), Switzerland, Sweden. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Astragalus alpinus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Plebejus orbitulus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Svyatoslav Knyazev.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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15.03.2011 21:33, Evgeny Komarov

We transfer the matter to the official theme!

15.03.2011 21:26, Svyatoslav Knyazev

so it is now about the most you can say butterflies)

15.03.2011 20:23, Peter Khramov

Eugene, tell me, where will not infa about the half, if the data were taken from the European checklist? ..

15.03.2011 20:09, Evgeny Komarov

Well, not only - I caught them in the Altai!

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