Plebejus idas (Idas blue)

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Plebejus idas (Idas blue)

Plebejus idas (Idas blue)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: Rhopalocera (Butterflies)
Family: Lycaenidae (Gossamer-winged butterflies)
Subfamily: Lycaeninae
Genus: Plebejus
Species: Plebejus idas (Idas blue)

Norwegian name: Idasblåvinge

Host plants: Anthyllis, Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), Calluna, Cymbalaria muralis, Cytisus, Genista, Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Lotus, Lotus corniculatus, Melilotus, Trifolium

Confusion species: Plebejus argus (Silver-studded Blue)