Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Cupido (Everes) alcetas Cupido (Everes) decolorata
Cupido (Everes) argiades (Pallas, 1771)
Short-tailed Blue
Azuré du trèfle

Genus: Cupido Schrank, 1801   Subgenus: Everes Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
C. (Everes) argiades (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Aggtelek Jósvafö, Hungary, August 13, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. (Everes) argiades (© Jose Ramon Erezuma)
Adult, Ajangiz (Bizkaia), Spain, June 2003
(Photo by Jose Ramon Erezuma)
C. (Everes) argiades (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Hortobágy, Hungary, June 5, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. (Everes) argiades (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Aggtelek NP, Aggtelek, Hungary, August 12, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
C. (Everes) argiades (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adults (mating), Génat (Ariège), 900 m, France, July 29, 2003
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Foodplants:
Lotus, Coronilla, Medicago, Trifolium, Astragalus

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