Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Lycaenidae > Genus: Plebicula > Species: Plebicula golgus

Nevada Blue - Plebicula golgus (Hübner, 1819)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1063


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES6140004 Spain Sierra Nevada Map
ES6140009 Spain Sierra Nevada Noroeste Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Azuré bétique French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Nevada Blue English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Nevada-Bläuling German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Niña de Sierra Nevada Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Lysandra golgus (Hubner, 1819)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

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