Pseudophilotes vicrama


Family: Lycaenidae

Flight Time: April/June, July-August

Size: 22-26mm

Altitude: 0-1900m

Underside. A small sized blue recognised by its chequered fringe. There are a number of similar species in Europe which are mentioned below. Often the distribution of each species helps.


Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Pseudophilotes baton 

Pseudophilotes panoptes

Pseudophilotes abencerragus

Thymus species Scrubland

Pseudophilotes vicrama distribution.


Early Stages




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