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Polyommatus (Polyommatus) amandus (Schneider, 1792)
Amanda's Blue
Azuré de la jarosse

Genus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Subgenus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Agrodiaetus Hübner, 1822
  Synonyms (species):
   icarius Esper, [1793]

Adult:
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 19, 2010
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 24, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 10, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 9, 2011
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 19, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Parnassos, 1765m, Greece, July 5, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, June 19, 2005
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 24, 2004
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult (male), Lendrup, South of Løgstør, Denmark, June 26, 2003
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult (male), Lendrup, South of Løgstør, Denmark, June 26, 2003
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Õstergötland Ombergsliden, 200m, Sweden, July 13, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Christian Papé)
Adult (female), Kalavrita, Chelmos Mts, Peloponnese, Greece, May 20, 2006
(Photo by Christian Papé)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Õland Tävelsrum, Sweden, June 17, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Õstergötland Ombergsliden, 200m, Sweden, July 13, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Õstergötland Ombergsliden, 200m, Sweden, July 13, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Jean Delacre)
Adult (male), Itzer, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Jean Delacre)
Adult (male), Itzer, Moyen Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Steven House)
Adult (male), unknown locality
(Photo by Steven House)

Larva (early stages):
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Larva (first instar), Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 13, 2006
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Egg:
P. (Polyommatus) amandus (© Raniero Panfili)
Egg, Ovindoli (L'Aquila), Italy, July 3, 2012
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)

Foodplants:
Vicia, Lathyrus; larvae attended by ants of genera Tapinoma, Lasius, Myrmica, Formica

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