Full scientific name:
Lysandra coridon (Poda, 1761)
Polyommatus coridon (Poda, 1761)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year. Overwinters as egg.
Distribution in Croatia
More common in coastal area. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
In males, the upper side of both wings is turquoise-blue with a wide dark border on the forewings. In females, the upper side of both wings is brown with series of orange spots in the marginal zone of the hindwing. Lysandra coridon females are similar to Lysandra bellargus females. The differences are described here.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
From rocky terrains to warm meadows at edges of woodland and bushes. Elevations: 0-1500m.