Favonius [Neozephyrus, Quercusia] quercus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Lycaenidae)

Forewing Length: 12-14mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
August - March April - June June - July June - September
(Earliest: 22.7)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest
Food:
(Larva)
(Monophagous)

Quercus robur
Parasitoids:
Phryxe nemea Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Many Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Neozephyrus quercus
UK Butterflies Purple Hairstreak
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Quercusia quercus
Lepiforum: Favonius quercus


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