Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus (Plebejus) bellieri Plebejus (Plebijides) allardi
Plebejus (Plebejus) idas (Linnaeus, 1761)
Idas Blue
Azuré du genêt, Moyen Argus

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

Adult:
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, July 8, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, July 4, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, July 8, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, July 8, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult (male), Allestrupgårds plantation SE of Mariager, Jylland, Denmark, July 3, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Odd Ketil Sabo)
Adult (female), unknown locality
(Photo by Odd Ketil Sabo, Butterfly Photography in Norway)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Lator-Hill, Hungary, May 27, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult (male), Allestrupgårds plantation SE of Mariager, Jylland, Denmark, July 3, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Nikolai V. Vassilev)
Adult (female), Samokov plane, Bulgaria, June 27, 2000
(Photo by Nikolai V. Vassilev, PhotoTresor)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult (male), Livigno (Sondrio), Italy, August 1989
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult (female), Livigno (Sondrio), Italy, August 1989
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Fabio Cavallini)
Adult, Livigno (Sondrio), Italy, August 1989
(Photo by Fabio Cavallini)

Larva:
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 21, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 20, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 20, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 20, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 21, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 25, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Plebejus) idas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Fara Filiorum Petri (Chieti), Italy, June 25, 2009. Ex larva
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Cytisus, Genista, Melilotus, Lotus, Calluna, Anthyllis; larvae attended by ants Lasius, Formica

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