Reverdin's blue - Plebejus argyrognomon


Family: Lycaenidae.

Flight Time: May - June and July - July

Size: mm

Altitude: 200-1500m

Like the other Plebejus species with the blue centred spots. The female is darker, pictured below.

This photo is courtesy of Mark Ogden, in Bulgaria and Hungary 2006.


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Coronilla species

Grassy flowery places

Reverdin's blue distribution


Early Stages




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