Papilionoidea

Lycaeninae

Imago
Genus
Polyommatus
Species
hispanus
Author/Year
Herrich-Schäffer, 1852
English Vernacular
Provence Chalkhill Blue
French Vernacular
Bleu-nacre d'Espagne
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 32mm - 36mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a species found on dry, stony, grassy limestone slopes and scrub from 400m to 1000m.

Larva: Monophagous, feeding on horseshoe vetch (Hippocrepis comosa)

Overwinter: As a larva

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