Silver-studded Blue

Plebeius argus

family - Lycaenidae (Blues)

My personal observations of Silver-studded Blue: none

Reference Section

Size: 29-31mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: July-August

Habitat: heathland
Larval Food Plants: Gorse (Ulex europaeus), Bird's Foot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus), Heather (Erica)

Family Group: Lycaenidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004