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Turanana panagea (Herrich-Schäffer, [1851])
Odd-spot Blue

Genus: Turanana Bethune-Baker, 1916   Original genus: Lycaena Fabricius, 1807

Synonyms (species):
   endymion Freyer, 1851

Adult:
T. panagea (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (male) ssp. taygetica (Rebel, 1902), Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
T. panagea (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (female) ssp. taygetica (Rebel, 1902), Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
T. panagea (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (male) ssp. taygetica (Rebel, 1902), Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
T. panagea (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult (female) ssp. taygetica (Rebel, 1902), Peloponnesos, Greece, June 2003
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
T. panagea (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Achaia, Chelmos Mnt., 1600-1700 m, Greece, July 12, 2005
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
T. panagea (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (male), Achaia, Chelmos Mnt., 1600-1700 m, Greece, July 12, 2005
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Distribution:
Greece (Mt. Taygetos, Mt. Chelmos, 1500 - 2300 m), Turkey, Turkestan

Foodplants:
Acantholimon androsaceum (Plumbaginaceae)

To know more about:
Matt Rowlings - Matt's European Butterflies - Turanana endymion page

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