common species throughout Belgium.
larva lives on several species of Fabaceae. The larva is attended
by different species of ants.
adults fly in two generations a year: from early May till the beginning
of July, and from early July till mid September. In favourable years
a third generation occurs from the beginning of September till early
Antwerpen, Hoboken, 21 August 2004.
(Photo © Toon Verbruggen)