Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Celastrina argiolus Cupido (Cupido) lorquinii
Chilades trochylus (Freyer, 1845)
Grass Jewel

Genus: Chilades Moore, [1881]   Original genus: Lycaena Fabricius, 1807

Synonims (genus):
   Lachides Nekrutenko, 1984

C. trochylus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Siatista, 680m, Greece, August 1, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. trochylus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Achaia, Peleponessos, Greece, June 13, 2005
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Andrachne telephioides, Heliotropium

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