Polyommatus escheri

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Polyommatus escheri
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Polyommatus
P. escheri
Binomial name
Polyommatus escheri
Hübner, 1823

Polyommatus escheri, Escher's blue, is a butterfly of the family Lycaenidae. It is found in Southern Europe and Morocco.

The length of the forewings is 17–19 mm. The butterfly flies from May to August.

The larvae feed on Astragalus species and possibly sainfoin.

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