Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Genus: Polyommatus > Species: Polyommatus eroides

False Eros Blue - Polyommatus eroides Frivaldsky 1835

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Good
Continental - Unknown
Mediterranean - Poor
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 24 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
Natura 2000 species code 4042


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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
PLC200004 Poland Puszcza Białowieska Map
BG0001011 Bulgaria Osogovska planina Map
BG0001389 Bulgaria Sredna gora Map
BG0000167 Bulgaria Belasitsa Map
BG0000496 Bulgaria Rilski manastir Map
BG0000209 Bulgaria Pirin Map
BG0001040 Bulgaria Zapadna Stara planina i Predbalkan Map
BG0000494 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan Map
BG0000211 Bulgaria Tvardishka planina Map
BG0001030 Bulgaria Rodopi - Zapadni Map
BG0000366 Bulgaria Kresna - Ilindentsi Map
PLH200006 Poland Ostoja Knyszyńska Map
BG0000322 Bulgaria Dragoman Map
BG0001031 Bulgaria Rodopi - Sredni Map
BG0000164 Bulgaria Sinite kamani Map
BG0000113 Bulgaria Vitosha Map
BG0000165 Bulgaria Lozenska planina Map
BG0000495 Bulgaria Rila Map
BG0001307 Bulgaria Plana Map
BG0001021 Bulgaria Reka Mesta Map
BG0001493 Bulgaria Tsentralen Balkan - bufer Map
BG0001028 Bulgaria Sreden Pirin - Alibotush Map
PLH200019 Poland Jelonka Map
PLH140029 Poland Kampinoska Dolina Wisły Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bremblauwtje Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
False Eros Blue English Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Modraszek eroides Polish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Synonym Author
Lycaena boisduvalii Herrich-Schäffer, 1844

Other resources

CoL (provisionally accepted name) Catalogue of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF 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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