Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus (Agriades) pyrenaicus Plebejus (Kretania) eurypilus
Plebejus (Albulina) orbitulus (de Prunner, 1798)
Alpine Blue
Azuré de la phaque, Azuré alpin

Genus: Plebejus Kluk, 1780   Subgenus: Albulina Tutt, 1909   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   pheretes Hübner, [1805]

Adult:
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 24, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adults, Härjedalen Ramundberget, 720m, Sweden, June 25, 2003
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Albulina) orbitulus (© Lucien De Ridder)
Adults (mating), Süd Tirol, Schlerngebiet (parco naturale di Sciliar) 2450 m
(Photo by Lucien De Ridder)

Foodplants:
Astragalus alpinus

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