Papilionoidea

Lycaeninae

Imago
Genus
Meleageria
Species
bellargus
Author/Year
Rottemburg, 1775
English Vernacular
Adonis Blue
French Vernacular
Bel-Argus
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 28-34mm

Imago: Bivoltine, normally found on dry floristically rich, south facing, limestone slopes or meadows.

Larva: Feed principally on horse-shoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa) and crown vetch (Coronilla varia)

Overwinter: As a larva

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Imago