Papilionoidea

Lycaeninae

Imago
Genus
Polyommatus
Species
icarus
Author/Year
Rottemburg, 1775
English Vernacular
Common Blue
French Vernacular
Azuré de la bugrane
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 25-35mm

Imago: Plurivoltine, this is a species of many habitats as long as the habitat is floristically rich.

Larva: Feed on bird's foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), lesser yellow trefoil (Trifolium dubium), clovers (Trifolium) and restharrow (Ononis repens)

Overwinter: As a larva.

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