Steven Cheshire's British Butterflies
British Butterflies: Species: European Species: Species Account - The Common Tiger Blue:
Common Tiger Blue
Tarucus theophrastus (Fabricius 1793)
Common Tiger Blue
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Nomenclature
Insecta: Lepidoptera : Family Lycaenidae : Subfamily : Genus Tarucus: Species theophrastus:
Description
Habitat
Other notes
Wingspan
-mm
 
Larval foodplants

The larvae feed solely on (Ziziphus lotus)

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Photographs of the Common Tiger Blue
Image ID BB1337 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1337 ©
Image ID BB1336 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1336 ©
Image ID BB1335 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1335 ©
Image ID BB1334 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1334 ©
Image ID BB1333 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1333 ©
Image ID BB1332 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1332 ©
Image ID BB1331 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1331 ©
Image ID BB1330 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1330 ©
Image ID BB1329 - Common Tiger Blue - © Steven Cheshire
Common Tiger Blue female (imago)
BB1329 ©
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