Lycaenidae Theclinae Eumaeini Satyrium esculi Satyrium jebelia
Satyrium ilicis (Esper, 1779)
Ilex Hairstreak

Genus: Satyrium Scudder, 1876   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
S. ilicis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Monte Soratte (Roma), Italy, June 8, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. ilicis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, June 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. ilicis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Zagori, Greece, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. ilicis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Zagori, Greece, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. ilicis (© Dmitry Gavryushin)
Adult, Alanya/Karaburun, near Orman Caddesi, about 4km N of Club Justiniano Hotel, Turkey, May 22, 2003
(Photo by Dmitry Gavryushin)

Larva:
S. ilicis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Bosco di Foglino (Roma), Italy, May 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Quercus; larvae attended by ants Camponotus aethiops, Crematogaster

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