Appendix B: (Lycaenidae / Theclinae)
B048 [B&F: 1577] Turquoise Blue (Polyommatus dorylas) ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Local in flower meadows, scrubland and upland grassland; 75-2300 m throughout much of southern Europe and southern Scandinavia. In Britain, has been recorded from Kent in the past, but perhaps deliberately imported. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 30-34 mm. Larva feeds on Kidney Vetch.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
Adult
Larval

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
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