Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aricia artaxerxes

Aricia artaxerxes (Fabricius, 1793)

northern brown argus

on Geranium, Helianthemum

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

Cistaceae, Geraniaceae, restricted phagous

Geranium sanguineum; Helianthemum nummularium & subsp. grandiflorum + obscurum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

ei, larva, pupa

see Lepiforum.

synonyms

Polyommatus artaxerxes; Aricia macedonica Verity, 1936.

references

Bálint (1993b), Dupont, Luquet, Demerges & Drouet (2013a), Lepiforum (2021), pyrgus.de (2021), Sucháčková Bartoňová, Beneš, Faltýnek Fric & Konvička (2019a).

Last modified 6.xi.2021