Grecian anomalous blue - Agrodiaetus aroaniensis


Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: July - August

Size: mm

Altitude: 800-1550m

One of a set of Anomalous blues in Europe, which can be tricky to separate. No white stripe in this case. The colour of the underside is useful in identification.

This photo is courtesy of Mark Ogden, who took it in Greece.

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution


Onybrychis spp.

Dry grassland

Grecian anomalous blue distribution


Early Stages




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