Pseudophilotes panoptes (Hübner, 1813)


Pseudophilotes panoptes: Male (Andalusia, La Alpujarra, late March 2015) [N] Pseudophilotes panoptes: Male (Andalusia, La Alpujarra, late March 2015) [N] Pseudophilotes panoptes: Male (Andalusia, La Alpujarra, late March 2015) [N] Pseudophilotes panoptes: Male (Andalusia, La Alpujarra, late March 2015) [N] Pseudophilotes panoptes: Habitat (Andalusia, La Alpujarra, late March 2015) [N]

Host plants:
The larvae feed on Thymus species, perhaps also related Lamiaceae.

Habitat:
Dry and hot sites such as rocky slopes, garigues.

Life cycle:
The adults occurin spring between late March and early June. Males often feed at wet places on dirt roads etc.

Remarks:
Pseudophilotes panoptes occurs in southern and eastern Iberian Peninsula.