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Polyommatus (Lysandra) caelestissimus (Verity, 1921)
Azure Chalk-hill Blue

Genus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Subgenus: Lysandra Hemming, 1933   Original genus: Agriades Hübner, [1819]

Synonyms (species):
   asturiensis De Sagarra, 1924

Regarded by some authors as a subspecies of Polyommatus (Lysandra) coridon (Oberthür, 1910)

Adult:
P. (Lysandra) caelestissimus (© Rafael Estevez Rodríguez)
Adult (male), Sierra de Ayllon (Segocia), Spain, July 2004
(Photo by Rafael Estevez Rodríguez, fotonatura.org)
P. (Lysandra) caelestissimus (© Rafael Estevez Rodríguez)
Adults (mating), Sierra de Ayllon (Segocia), Spain, July 2005
(Photo by Rafael Estevez Rodríguez, fotonatura.org)

Foodplants:
Hippocrepis comosa

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