Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue)

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Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue)

Celastrina argiolus (Holly 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: Celastrina
Species: Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue)

Norwegian name: Vårblåvinge

Host plants: Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus), Apple (Malus), Chamaepericlymenum, Heather (Calluna vulgaris), Lupinus, Oak (Quercus), Polygonum, Prunus, Rhamnus, Ribes, Rubus, Vaccinium, Vicia