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Polyommatus bellargus (Rottemburg, 1775)

Имаго  (Polyommatus bellargus)

Taxonomy

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

Species name(s)

Polyommatus (Lysandra) bellargus (Rottemburg, 1775) = Lysandra bellargus = Papilio bellargus Rottemburg, 1775 = Papilio adonis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 = Papilio salacia Bergsträsser, 1779 = Papilio venilia Bergsträsser, 1779 = Meleageria bellargus.

Adonis Blue

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:8494

Expansion

Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic.

Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky.

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

Forewing length

16—18 mm.

Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Flight time

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

Larva lifespan

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

Самка  (Polyommatus bellargus)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Lysandra bellargus. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина передних крыльев от 1,6 до 1,8 см. Самцы резко отличаются от самок окраской крыльев — если у первых он блестящая голубая, то у вторых коричневая, лишь иногда с легким голубоватым оттенком. В целом трудно определяемая по внешности бабочка из-за наличия сильно похожих видов. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Distribution

  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, the Soviet Union - the European part of Turkey - European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West (?), The European Central Black Earth, Central European, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Lower Volga, Mid-Volzhsky. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, the Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the British Isles, France, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Russia, Romania, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part)Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Estonia, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.
  • Распространена повсеместно в Европе до 55° сев. ш. Отсутствует в Ирландии, зато летает в Азии — вплоть до Ирана. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Lifespan

  • 2 поколения — с мая по июнь и с августа по сентябрь. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Imago

  • Голубянка красивая любит сухие песчанистые и известняковые почвы со скудной растительностью, поля и железнодорожные насыпи, ночует на цветах. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva lifespan

  • Гусеница: с сентября по май и июль. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Hippocrepis comosa, Coronilla varia, indifferent to the caterpillars ants genera Myrmica, Lasius, Tapinoma, Plagiolepis. [28]. Peter Khramov.
  • Каждая личинка Polyommatus bellargus будет рада вязелю и гиппокрепису, но не побрезгует и лядвенцем или подковником. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Additional info about Larva

  • Голубовато-зеленая с темными спинными и боковыми полосами, а также красно-желтыми пятнами. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Pupa

  • Куколка зелено-бурая. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Polyommatus bellargus

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Evgeny Komarov, Vlad Proklov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

References

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