Polyommatus escheri (Hübner, [1823])

Franeta, Filip, 2018, Checklist of the butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea) of Montenegro, Zootaxa 4392 (1), pp. 128-148: 140

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4392.1.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:ED61AE1A-FF8A-4B49-8A78-7E5EE7296A77

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F24A64-0133-A940-FF39-AECFFAB1FA88

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Polyommatus escheri (Hübner, [1823])
status

 

Polyommatus escheri (Hübner, [1823])  

—Another rare species in Montenegro. The only documented records have been published by Weiss (1975) and Sobczyk & Gligorović (2016) from the area around Podgorica, and by Kühnert (1971) who reported it from the surroundings of Igalo. The species’ host plant ( Astragalus monspessulanus   L.) has been recorded in the karst terrains around the capital ( Stešević et al. 2014), and P. escheri   has been reported from Gruda in Croatia, very near the border with Montenegro (Williams pers. comm.).