Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus (Plebejus) argus Plebejus (Plebejus) bellieri
Plebejus (Plebejus) argyrognomon (Bergsträsser, 1779)
Reverdin's Blue

Genus: Plebejus Kluk, 1780   Subgenus: Plebejus Kluk, 1780   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   aegus Chapman, 1917
   ismenias Bergsträsser, 1779  (junior homonym)

Adult:
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 25, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, May 25, 2003
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, June 27, 2002
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) argyrognomon (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Borsodi Mezöség, Hungary, June 1, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Coronilla varia, Astragalus glycyphyllos; larvae attended by Myrmica, Lasius, Camponotus

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