Grecian anomalous blue - Agrodiaetus aroaniensis

 

Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: July - August

Size: mm

Altitude: 800-1550m

 
One of a set of Anomalous blues in Europe, which can be tricky to separate. No white stripe in this case. The colour of the underside is useful in identification.

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

Grecian anomalous blue distribution

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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