Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Glaucopsyche (Glaucopsyche) alexis Glaucopsyche (Glaucopsyche) paphos
Glaucopsyche (Glaucopsyche) melanops (Boisduval, [1828])
Black-eyed Blue
Azuré de la badasse

Genus: Glaucopsyche Scudder, 1872   Subgenus: Glaucopsyche Scudder, 1872   Original genus: Polyommatus Hübner, [1822]

Adult:
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (male), Province of Savona, Italy, April 3, 2015
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Province of Savona, Italy, April 30, 2016
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Marco Bonifacino)
Adult (female), Province of Savona, Italy, April 30, 2016
(Photo by Marco Bonifacino)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Castellón, Valenciana, Navajas, Spain, May 13, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Bernard Fransen)
Adults (mating), Sierra de Espûna, Murcia, Spain, May 17, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Jean Delacre)
Adult ssp. alluaudi (Oberthür, 1922), Djebel Azourki, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Jean Delacre)
Adult ssp. alluaudi (Oberthür, 1922), Djebel Azourki, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
G. (Glaucopsyche) melanops (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. algirica (Heyne, 1895), Djebel Siroua, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)

Foodplants:
Dorycnium, Genista, Lotus, Anthyllis, Ononis, Adenocarpus, Hedysarum; larvae attended by ants of genus Camponotus

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