Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Pseudophilotes vicrama Tarucus balkanicus
Scolitantides orion (Pallas, 1771)
Chequered Blue
Azuré des orpins

Genus: Scolitantides Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (species):
   lariana Fruhstorfer, 1910

Adult:
S. orion (© Gianluigi Forni)
Adult (male), Ivrea (Torino), Italy
(Photo by Gianluigi Forni)
S. orion (© Gianluigi Forni)
Adult (male), Ivrea (Torino), Italy
(Photo by Gianluigi Forni)
S. orion (© Marcello Romano)
Adult (female), Val Rosandra, Trieste, Italy, July 8, 2005
(Photo by Marcello Romano)
S. orion (© Marcello Romano)
Adult (female), Val Rosandra, Trieste, Italy, July 8, 2005
(Photo by Marcello Romano)
S. orion (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Masarè di Alleghe (Belluno), Italy, June 2001
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. orion (© Nikolai V. Vassilev)
Adult (male), Zemen gorge, Bulgaria, May 1, 1998
(Photo by Nikolai V. Vassilev, PhotoTresor)
S. orion (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Tessin, Valle Maggia, Switzerland, July 1, 1997
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
S. orion (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, Aggtelek-camping, Hungary, June 8, 2002
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
S. orion (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), Tessin, Valle Maggia, Switzerland, July 1, 1997
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Sedum

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