Glaucopsyche melanops

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Glaucopsyche melanops
Glaucopsyche melanops M 1.jpg
Glaucopsyche melanops.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Glaucopsyche
Subgenus: Glaucopsyche
Species: G. melanops
Binomial name
Glaucopsyche melanops
Boidsduval, 1828

Glaucopsyche melanops, the black-eyed blue, is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in the western part of Southern Europe and North Africa.

The length of the forewings is 11–13 mm. The butterfly flies from May to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Fabaceae species.

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