Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Polyommatus (Polyommatus) atlanticus Polyommatus (Polyommatus) eros
Polyommatus (Polyommatus) dorylas ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Turquoise Blue
Azuré du mélilot

Genus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Subgenus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Plebicula Higgins, 1932
  Synonims (species):
   argester Bergstrasser, [1779]
   hylas Esper, [1793]

Adult:
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult (male), Campo Felice 1300 m (L'Aquila), Italy, June 22, 2002
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult (male), Campo Felice 1300 m (L'Aquila), Italy, June 22, 2002
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Ilaria Pimpinelli)
Adult, Campo Felice 1300 m (L'Aquila), Italy, June 22, 2002
(Photo by Ilaria Pimpinelli)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. (Polyommatus) dorylas (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Anthyllis vulneraria, A. montana; larvae attended by Lasius alienus, Myrmica scabrinodis, Formica cinerea

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