Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus (Plebijides) hespericus Plebejus (Plebijides) sephirus
Plebejus (Plebijides) martini (Allard, 1867)
Martin's Blue

Genus: Plebejus Kluk, 1780   Subgenus: Plebijides Sauter, 1968   Original genus: Lycaena Fabricius, 1807

Adult:
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Jean Delacre)
Adult (male) ssp. ungemachi (Rothschild, 1917), Tizi-n-Talrhemt, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult (female) ssp. ungemachi (Rothschild, 1917), Tirhboula, Moyen Atlas, Morocco. Deposition on Astragalus nemorosus
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Jean Delacre)
Adult (female) ssp. ungemachi (Rothschild, 1917), Tizi-n-Talrhemt, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Jean Delacre)
Adult ssp. ungemachi (Rothschild, 1917), Tizi-n-Talrhemt, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Jean Delacre)
Adult ssp. ungemachi (Rothschild, 1917), Djebel Ayachi, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Jean Delacre, Le 'Bestiaire' de Jean Delacre)
P. (Plebijides) martini (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. mgouna Tarrier, 2000, Djebel Azourki, Haut Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)

Foodplants:
Astragalus, Acanthyllis numidia; larvae attended by ants of genera Crematogaster

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