Anomalous blue - Agrodiaetus admetus

 

Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: June - August

Size: mm

Altitude: 100-1800m

 
One of a set of Anomalous blues in Europe, which can be tricky to separate. This species has strong marginal markings. It doesn't have a prominent white stripe, which some species have

This photo is courtesy of Mark Ogden, who took it in Greece.

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

 

Onybrychis spp.

Dry grassland

Anomalous blue distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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