Plebejus optilete (Cranberry Blue)

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Plebejus optilete (Cranberry Blue)

Plebejus optilete (Cranberry Blue)
Originator: Alf Tore Mjøs

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 optilete (Cranberry Blue)

Norwegian name: Myrblåvinge

Host plants: Bog Bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum), Cross-leaved Heath (Erica tetralix), Vaccinium