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Polyommatus ripartii (Freyer, 1830)

Имаго  Polyommatus ripartii


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae tribe Polyommatini genus Polyommatus subgenus Agrodiaetus → species Polyommatus ripartii

Species name(s)

Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) ripartii (Freyer, 1830) = Lycaena ripartii Freyer, 1830 = Agrodiaetus ripartii.

Ripart's Anomalous Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Polyommatus ripartii

Detailed information with references


  • Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Italy, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, Gorno-Altaisk, the European Central Black Earth, Central European, Trans-Baikal, Western Caucasus, Prealtay, of Baikal, Pribaikalskiy, Mid-Volzhsky, Tuva, Southern Urals. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Onobrychis viciifolia, Onobrychis arenaria, Onobrychis saxatilis, Onobrychis alba, Onobrychis montana, indifferent to the caterpillars ants genera Camponotus, Crematogaster, Lasius. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Polyommatus ripartii


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Boris Stradomsky.

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Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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25.06.2009 17:57, Boris Stradomsky

Description. Length of front wing 13-19 mm. In both sexes wings are dark brown; bottom - light brown, blue on the hind wings pretornal spraying is not developed. Marginal drawing underside of the wings is virtually nonexistent. On the rear fenders along the veins M3 bright white bar.
The length of the valve is 2.2-2.5 mm.
Haploid - 90 chromosomes.Biology. Steppe grasslands, rocky steppes. In the mountains up to 1000 m. Years of adults: mid-June to August in one generation. Forage plants caterpillars: Onobrychus spp. Caterpillar overwinters. Contact with ants Crematogaster spp., Lasius spp., Camponotus spp.

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