Ripart's anomalous blue - Agrodiaetus ripartii


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. The white stripe is very prominent, although less so in Greece.

These photos are courtesy of Mark Ogden, who took them in Greece.

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution


Onybrychis spp.

Dry grassland

Ripart's anomalous blue distribution


Early Stages




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