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Ypthima argus (Fabricius, 1775)

Имаго  (Ypthima argus)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Ypthimini genus Ypthima → species Ypthima argus

Species name(s)

Ypthima argus (Fabricius, 1775) = Ypthima baldus (Fabricius, 1775) = Papilio baldus Fabricius, 1775 = Ypthima prattii Elwes & Edwards, 1893 = Ypthima baldus? ishigakina Fruhstorfer, 1908 = gallienus Fruhstorfer, 1911 = scota Fruhstorfer, 1911 = morus Fruhstorfer, 1911 = satpura Evans, 1924 = madrasa Evans, 1924 = narensis Sugitani, 1932 = Ypthima baldus kangeana Kalis, 1933 = Yptihma argus = Ypthima balda.

Common Five-Ring


Zoogeographical regions

Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

Russia regions

#36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #39. Yuzhno-Kurilsky; #40. Primorsky.

Имаго  (Ypthima argus)

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur, South Kuril. [3]. Peter Khramov.
  • Indo-Malay Personal communication. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Poa annua, Echinochloa crusgalli. [85]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Ypthima argus


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Yuri Semejkin, Irina Nikulina.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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27.10.2014 10:41, Dmitriy Pozhogin
Even if you leave Ypthima argus, the views are not described (Fabricius, 1775) !!! and Butler, 1878
Fabricius described Papilio baldus Fabricius, 1775. I do not know what motivated the team blue.

30.01.2014 12:00, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic, Indo-Malayan.

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