Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus (Vacciniina) optilete Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) agenjoi
Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) admetus (Esper, [1783])
Anomalous Blue

Genus: Polyommatus Latreille, 1804   Subgenus: Agrodiaetus Hübner, [1822]   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
P. (Agrodiaetus) admetus (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult, Macedonia, Greece, July 2000
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
P. (Agrodiaetus) admetus (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult, Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2002
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
P. (Agrodiaetus) admetus (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult, Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2002
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
P. (Agrodiaetus) admetus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Járdánháza (Izra Valley), Hungary, August 4, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
P. (Agrodiaetus) admetus (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Járdánháza (Izra Valley), Hungary, August 4, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Distribution:
Central E and SE Europe, Turkey

Foodplants:
Onobrychis viciifolia, Onobrychis caput-galli; larvae attended by ants of genera Camponotus, Crematogaster

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Matt Rowlings - Matt's European Butterflies - Agrodiaetus admetus page

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