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Plebejus argyrognomon (Bergstrasser, 1779)

Имаго  (Plebejus argyrognomon)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Lycaenidae subfamily Polyommatinae tribe Polyommatini genus Plebejus subgenus Plebejus → species Plebejus argyrognomon

Species name(s)

Plebejus (Plebejus) argyrognomon (Bergstrasser, 1779) = Lycaena argyrognomon = Plebeius argyrognomon (Bergstrasser, [1779]) = Papilio argyrognomon Bergstrasser, [1779] = ismenias (Meigen, 1829) = aegus (Chapman, 1917) = Lycaeides argyrognomon = Lycaeides argyrognomon Bergsträsser, 1779. [3, 9, 10, 85, 186]



This species marks on the maps: 3.

Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#1. Kaliningradsky; #4. Evropeisky Severo-Zapadny; #6. Evropeisky Severo-Vostochny; #7. Evropeisky yuzhno-tayozhny; #8. Evropeisky Tsentralny; #9. Evropeisky Tsentralno-Chernozyomny; #10. Sredne-Volzhsky; #11. Volgo-Donsky; #12. Nizhnevolzhsky; #13. Zapadno-Kavkazsky; #16. Sredne-Uralsky; #17. Yuzhno-Uralsky; #20. Yuzhno-Zapadnosibirsky; #22. Krasnoyarsky; #23. Predaltaisky; #24. Gorno-Altaisky; #25. Tuvinsky; #26. Predbaikalsky; #27. Pribaikalsky; #28. Zabaikalsky; #30. Vostochno-Yakutsky; #31. Yuzhno-Yakutsky; #33. Severo-Okhotomorsky; #34. Kamchatsky; #35. Sredne-Okhotsky.

Primary colors

Orange, Blue, Brown/Gray/Black.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Имаго  (Plebejus argyrognomon)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Lycaena argyrognomon. [85].


  • Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, the Soviet Union - the European part of France, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden and Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Germany, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Norway (mainland), Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, France (mainland), Croatia, Czech Republic, Switzerland,Sweden, Yugoslavia. [10].
  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Volga-Don, Eastern Yakutia, Gorno-Altaisk, the European North-East, the European North-West, the European Central Black Earth, the European Central European South taiga, Transbaikalia, Western Caucasus, Kaliningrad, Kamchatka, Krasnoyarsk, Lower Volga, Prealtay, of Baikal,Pribaikalskiy North Okhotsk, Mid-Volzhsky, Average Okhotsk, Mid-Ural, Tuva, South West Siberian, South Ural, South Yakutia. [3].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Coronilla varia, Astragalus glycyphyllos, indifferent to the caterpillars ants genera Myrmica, Lasius, Camponotus. [28].

Subspecies of Plebejus argyrognomon


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier, Stan Korb.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

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