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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