Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Lampides boeticus Maurus vogelii
Leptotes pirithous (Linnaeus, 1767)
Lang's Short-tailed Blue
Azuré de la luzerne, Azuré de Lang

Genus: Leptotes Scudder, 1876   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (species):
   telicanus Lang, 1789

Adult:
L. pirithous (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (female), SIC Monte Calvo and Calvilli (Frosinone), Italy, October 7, 2006
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. pirithous (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult (male), Bosco Faito, Ceccano (Frosinone), Italy, August 25, 2007
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 22, 2006 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Avesalos, Serifos, Greece, August 27, 2016 [37.16391, 24.43765]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 22, 2006 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Raniero Panfili)
Adult, Campo Felice (L'Aquila), Italy, August 9, 2009
(Photo by Raniero Panfili)
L. pirithous (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Ioanina, 840m, Greece, August 2, 2009
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, October 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monte Pollino, Italy, June 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Diego Reggianti)
Adult (female), Cineto Romano (Roma), Italy, July 2000
(Photo by Diego Reggianti)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adults (courting), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, August 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva:
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, July 14, 2007 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, July 15, 2007 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, July 14, 2007 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
L. pirithous (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Vivaro (Roma), Italy, July 21, 2007 [41.76021, 12.79564]
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Many genera of Fabaceae, Lythraceae, Plumbaginaceae, Rosaceae, Ercicaceae

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