Full scientific name:
Polyommatus eros (Ochsenheimer, 1808)
Flight Period and Life Cycle
1 brood per year.
Distribution in Croatia
Highest mountains in the coastal area. Check the included map.
External Morphology Characteristics
The upper side of wings is blue in males and brown in females. In males, the dark margin on the upper side of wings is distinctive. Females are similar to Polyommatus icarus females.
Imago feeds with nectar of various flowers.
Caterpillar Host Plants
Family legume (Fabaceae).
Flower meadows among the rocks. Elevations: >1500m.