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Polyommatus dorylas (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)

Имаго  (Polyommatus dorylas)


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

Species name(s)

Polyommatus (Polyommatus) dorylas (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775) = Papilio dorylas [Schiffermüller], 1775 = Papilio hylas Esper, 1778 = Papilio argester Bergsträsser, 1779 = albicans (Gerhard, 1851) = Plebicula dorylas.

Turquoise Blue


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny*; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #14. Vostochno-Kavkazsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky*.

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

Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Имаго  (Polyommatus dorylas)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, East Caucasus, the European North-West (?), The European Central Black Soil, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, South Ural (?). [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part), Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden,Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Anthyllis vulneraria, indifferent to the caterpillars ants Lasius alienus, Myrmica scabrinodis, Formica cinerea. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Polyommatus dorylas


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier, Vitalij Dobronosov.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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