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Pseudophilotes vicrama (Moore, 1865)
Eastern Baton Blue

Genus: Pseudophilotes Beuret, 1958   Original genus: Polyommatus Hübner, [1822]

Adult:
P. vicrama (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Mega Livadi, Serifos, Greece, April 25, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. vicrama (© Jiri Vlcek)
Adult (female), Pefkos, Greece, May 26, 2015
(Photo by Jiri Vlcek, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
P. vicrama (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Mega Livadi, Serifos, Greece, April 25, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
P. vicrama (© Jiri Vlcek)
Adult (female), Pefkos, Greece, May 26, 2015
(Photo by Jiri Vlcek, Forum Natura Mediterraneo)
P. vicrama (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (female) ssp. schiffermulleri Hemming, 1929, Macedonia, Greece, July 2000
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
P. vicrama (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult ssp. schiffermulleri Hemming, 1929, Macedonia, Greece, July 2000
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)

Distribution:
E Europe, Balkans, Greece, Turkey, C Asia, Tian Shan, China

Foodplants:
Thymus, Saturja; larvae attended by ants

To know more about:
Matt Rowlings - Matt's European Butterflies - Pseudophilotes vicrama page

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