FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Polyommatus icarus  Rottemburg, 1775
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Lycaenidae
Common Blue     Farfett tal-anġlu
Further Information:
12-18 mm butterfly found in certain valleys. On the wing from February to November. Caterpillar lives on various leguminous plants, both wild and cultivated. For Malta, this is a protected species.




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