Aricia (Aricia) montensis Vérity, 1928




22 - 30 mm
Moreneta de muntanya
Mountain Argus
Morena serrana

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
CistaceaeHelianthemumRockrose
GeraniaceaeErodiumFilarees
GeraniumCrane's-bill

Synonyms and other combinations

Aricia artaxerxes montensisVérity, 1928
Plebejus montensisVérity, 1928

Aricia (Aricia) montensis is a member of the clade Aricia agestis

SpeciesAuthor
Aricia crameraEschscholtz, 1821
Aricia (Aricia) agestis(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Aricia (Aricia) artaxerxes(Fabricius, 1793)
Aricia (Aricia) artaxerxes issekutzi(Balogh, 1956)
Aricia (Aricia) montensisVérity, 1928
Distribution
Images
Female, upperside.

© Ferran Turmo
Spain
Adult, upperside.

© Pablo Martínez-Darve
Spain
Adult, underside.

© Laura Lago Fernández
Spain
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