Paphos blue - Glauco psyche paphos

Mating Pahos blue.  

Family: Lycaenidae

Flight Time: March - May

Size: 24-30mm

Altitude: ?m

Male upperside. The Paphos blue is endemic to Cyprus, but is widespread and often very common on the island. It is similar to the other Glaucopsyche species in Europe with the enlarged black spots on the underside forewing.

 

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Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution

Glaucopsyche melanops

? Diverse

Endemic to Cyprus.

 

Early Stages

 

     
 
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