Main: (Lycaenidae / Theclinae)
61.017 [B&F: 1578] Mazarine Blue (Cyaniris semiargus) (Rottemburg, 1775)

 

Locally common, in flower meadows, farmland, scrub and woodland clearings; 0-2200 m throughout much of mainland Europe and Fennoscandia. In Britain, formerly widespread in southern England, but not seen reliably since the end of the 19th Century. Wingspan 28-34 mm. Larva feeds on Red Clover.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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