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Phengaris teleius (Bergsträsser, 1779)
Scarce Large Blue
Azuré de la sanguisorbe

Genus: Phengaris Doherty, 1891   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Maculinea Van Eecke, 1915
  Synonyms (species):
   euphemus Hübner, [1800]

Adult:
P. teleius (© Paul Tout)
Adult, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia, August 7, 2002
(Photo by Paul Tout)
P. teleius (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Moerputten, Netherlands, July 3, 1999
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. teleius (© Peter Groenendijk)
Adult (female), De Moerputten, Netherlands, July 27, 2003
(Photo by Peter Groenendijk, Anything but common)
P. teleius (© Peter Groenendijk)
Adults (mating), De Moerputten, Netherlands, July 27, 2003
(Photo by Peter Groenendijk, Anything but common)
P. teleius (© Paul Tout)
Adult, Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia, August 7, 2002
(Photo by Paul Tout)
P. teleius (© Paul Tout)
Adult (female laying eggs), Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia, August 7, 2002
(Photo by Paul Tout)

Foodplants:
Sanguisorba officinalis; larvae attended by ants Myrmica scabrinodis

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