Appendix A: (Lycaenidae / Polyommatinae)
61.0131 [B&F: 1579] Green-underside Blue (Glaucopsyche alexis) (Poda, 1761)


Notes: Common in flower meadows, maquis and hillsides; 25-1500 m throughout much of mainland Europe and Fennoscandia. In Britain, one was found in Devon in 1936. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 35 mm. Larva feeds on Broom, Lucerne, Tufted Vetch, Crown Vetch and Sainfoin, subsequently living underground where attended by ants.

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