Plebejus Kluk, 1780


[sp-1.jpg] 504x502 (~51Kb) Vienna, Austria, 20 July 2000, Photo © Erich Mangl
argus? argyrognomon?

The exact identification of this species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.

The ardis species-group
  • Plebejus (group ardis); [NEN40], 14
The argus species-group
  • Plebejus ; (s. str)
  • Plebejus (group argus); [NEN40], 14
The idas species-group
  • Lycaeides
  • Plebulina
  • Plebejus (group idas); [NEN40], 15
The ? species-group


Unknown or unplaced taxa

  • cleobata Kozhanchikov, 1936²; Folia zool. hydrobiol. 9: [?]

  • Lycaeides dubia; [NHM card]
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon dubia; [NHM card]

  • ?djaggatai (Staudinger)

  • Lycaeides idas astragaliphaga; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas australissima; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas calliopides; [NHM card]

  • cuneata (Rasmussen, 1944) (Plebeius); Flora & Fauna 50: 134; TL: Denmark
  • Lycaeides idas cuneata; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas misera; [NHM card]


  • Lycaeides argyrognomon ismenius[sic, recte ismenias]; [NHM card]
  • Lycaeides ismenias; [NHM card]

  • ?mazaffar (Grum-Grshimailo)

  • regina (Rühl, 1893); (Middle Asia)

  • ?regina (Grum-Grshimailo)

  • ?mongolica (Staudinger)

  • ?algon (Schiffermüller)

  • ?antegon (Boisduval)

  • Lycaeides idas abetonica; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas alpophila; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas apenninophila; [NHM card]

  • italapulchra (Verity, 1946) (Lycaeides); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 169
  • Lycaeides idas italapulchra; [NHM card]

  • ?Lycaena lycidas Borkhausen, 1788; [NHM, [ ?? ] card]
  • Lycaeides idas lycidas; [NHM card]


  • Lycaeides idas ornata; [NHM card]

  • postauraca (Beuret, 1934) (Lycaeides); Lambillionea 34: 120
  • Lycaeides idas postauraca; [NHM card]

  • pseudamoricana (Heydemann, 1933) (Lycaeides); Int. Ent. Zs. 27: 190
  • Lycaeides idas pseudamoricana; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides idas saturior; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena calliopis valesiaca Oberthür, 1904; Étud. Lépid. Comp. 1: 19, 76, pl. 2, f. 15-16
  • ?Plebejus arguscalliopisvalesiaca[sic, recte valesiaca?]; [NHM card]
  • Lycaeides idas valesiaca; [NHM card]

  • septentrionalis (Beuret, 1928) (Plebeius); Soc. ent. 43: 41; TL: Switzerland
  • Plebejus insularis septentrionalis; [NHM card]

  • ?lilacina-casaicus (Tutt)
  • Plebejus lilacina-casaicus; [NHM card]

  • ?metallica-casaicus (Tutt)
  • Plebejus metallica-casaicus; [NHM card]

  • ?licacina-rufolunalata-casaicus (Tutt)
  • Plebejus licacina-rufolunalata-casaicus; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus alpiumphilonome; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus argellus; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus argigas; [NHM card]

  • austera (Verity, 1931) (Lycaena); Dt. Ent. Z. Iris, 45: 69
  • postaustera (Verity, 1946) (Plebejus); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 199
    • = Plebejus argus austera ; [NHM card]
  • Plebejus argus austera; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena argus f. ♀ brunnea Courvoisier, 1911; Ent. Zs. 24 (16): 82
  • Lycaena aegon f. ♀ brunnea Courvoisier, 1911; Ent. Zs. 24 (18): 93
  • Plebejus argus brunnea; [NHM card]

  • caernensis (Thompson, 1937) (Plebejus); Plebejus argus: 1
  • Plebejus argus caernensis; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus calabrica; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus chrysophthalmu[sic, recte chrysophthalma]; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus claralpina; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus creataephilonome; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus cretaceus; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus masseyi; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon corsica; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus hypochionalpina; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus italorum; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus infraobscura; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus fuscescens; [NHM card]

  • killiassi (Christ, 1883) (Lycaena); Jahrb. nat. Ges. Graubund 26: 10
  • Plebejus argus killiassi; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus leodorus; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena aegon var. aegiades Gerhard, 1852; Versuch Mon. europ. Schmett. (9): 19, pl. 34, f. 4a-c
  • italaegiades (Verity, 1946) (Plebejus); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 196
    • = Plebejus argus aegiades ; [NHM card]
  • ?Plebejus oegiades[sic, recte aegiades?]; [NHM card]
  • Plebejus argus aegiades; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus microhypochiona; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus hispanafusca; [NHM card]

  • hokiensis (Kobayashi, 1932) (Lycaena); Zephyrus 3: 170
  • Plebejus argus hokiensis; [NHM card]

  • gaillardi (Beuret, 1950) (Plebejus); Rev. franc. Lép. 12: 232
  • Plebejus argus gaillardi; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus magnagraeca; [NHM card]

  • minor (Rangnow, 1935) (Lycaena); Ent. Rdsch. 52: 188

  • Plebejus argus pallidula; [NHM card]

  • paraustera (Verity, 1946) (Plebejus); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 199
  • Plebejus argus paraustera; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus pseudohypochiona; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus sophiana; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus pulchraphilonome; [NHM card]

  • pseudomasseyi (Thompson, 1937) (Plebejus); Plebejus argus: 3; TL: Wales
  • Plebejus argus pseudomasseyi; [NHM card]

  • pulchrina (Thompson, 1937) (Plebejus); Plebejus argus: 3
  • Plebejus argus pulchrina; [NHM card]

  • semisuffusa (Thompson, 1937) (Plebejus); Plebejus argus: 3
  • Plebejus argus semisuffusa; [NHM card]

  • splendida (Thompson, 1937) (Plebejus); Plebejus argus: 3
  • Plebejus argus splendida; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus apenninicola; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus lunensis; [NHM card]


  • Plebeius argus tuscanica Verity, 1919; Ent. Rec. J. Var. 31: 45
  • antetuscanica (Verity, 1946) (Plebejus); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 189
    • = Plebejus argus tuscanica ; [NHM card]
  • Plebejus argus tuscanica; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus uliginosa; [NHM card]

  • Plebejus argus vacaresa; [NHM card]

  • valmasinii Perlini, 1905²; Grafiche di Bergamo: 19, pl. 3
  • Plebejus argus valmasinii; [NHM card]


  • vulgaris (Meyer-Dür, 1852) (Lycaena); Schmett. Schweiz.: 67
  • Plebejus argus vulgaris; [NHM card]

  • zezuensis (Seok, 1937) (Lycaena); Zephyrus 7: 150; TL: Quelpart I.
  • Plebejus argus zezuensis; [NHM card]

  • Plebeius argus pyrenaica; [NHM card]


  • Plebejus argus iberica; [NHM card]

  • ?pseudargon (B. H.)


  • Lycaena argus f. ligurica Courvoisier, 1910; Ent. Zs. 24 (16): 81
    • = Plebejus insularis ; [NHM card]


  • Lycaena aegon f. nigrescens Courvoisier, 1910; Ent. Zs. 24 (18): 94

  • Plebejus argus carinthiaca; [NHM card]


  • Plebejus argus inornata; [NHM card]


  • Plebejus leucofasciatus; [NHM card]
  • ?Chilades leycofasciatus[sic, recte leucofasciatus?]; [NHM card]



  • Lycaena yarigadakeana; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena difficilis Stauder, 1922; Ent. Anz. 2 (10): 109; TL: Arlberggebiet, Tirol, 1400m

  • abruzzorum (Dannehl, 1933) (Lycaena); Ent. Z. 46: 245
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon abruzzorum; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon aegusella; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon argyropeza; [NHM card]

  • batavana (Beuret, 1936) (Lycaeides); Ent. Ber. 9: 268; TL: Holland
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon batavana; [NHM card]

  • bellofontanensis (Stempffer, 1928) (Plebeius); Amat. Pap. 4: 7
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon bellofontanensis; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon calabricola; [NHM card]

  • completa (Rangnow, 1935) (Lycaena); Ent. Rdsch. 52: 188; TL: Lapland
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon completa; [NHM card]

  • ismenides (Rangnow, 1935) (Lycaena); Ent. Rdsch. 52: 188; TL: Lapland
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon ismenides; [NHM card]

  • laria (Verity, 1938) (Lycaeides); Mem. Soc. ent. ital. 16: 38
  • lombardiana (Beuret, 1938) (Lycaeides); Lambillionea 38: 50
    • = Lycaeides argyrognomon laria ; [NHM card]
  • parvalaria (Verity, 1946) (Lycaeides); Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 2: 181
    • = Lycaeides argyrognomon laria ; [NHM card]
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon laria; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon latialis; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon mira; [NHM card]

  • nocensis (Dannehl, 1925) (Lycaena); Ent. Z. 39: 72
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon nocensis; [NHM card]

  • norvegica (Nordström, 1935) (Lycaeides); Norsk. ent. Tidskr. 4: 87
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon norvegica; [NHM card]

  • rhenana (Heydemann, 1953) (Lycaena); Dt. ent. Z. Iris 55: 104
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon rhenana; [NHM card]

  • sabina (Dannehl, 1933) (Lycaena); Ent. Z. 46: 245
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon sabina; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon shirahatai; [NHM card]

  • tapinaegus Verity, 1948²; Rev. franç. Lépid. Suppl.: 117
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon tapinaegus; [NHM card]

  • Lycaeides argyrognomon violaceus Rangnow, 1935; Ent. Rdsch. 52: 188; TL: Lapland
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon rangnowi Koçak, 1980; Nota lepid. 2 (4): 141 (repl. Lycaeides argyrognomon violaceus Rangnow, 1935)
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon violaceus; [NHM card]

  • Lycaena argyrognomon var. croatica Grund, 1913; Int. ent. Zs. 7 (19): 127
  • dalmatina (Neustetter, 1938) (Lycaena); Ent. Rundsch. 55: 315; TL: Dalmatia
    • = Lycaeides argyrognomon croatica ; [NHM card]
  • Lycaeides idas dalmaticola Koçak, 1980; Nota lepid. 2 (4): 141 (repl. dalmatina Neustetter, 1938)
  • Lycaeides argyrognomon croatica; [NHM card]

  • Plebeius (Lycaeides) argyrognomon gabrieli Bálint, 1989; Atalanta 19: 88; TL: Mongolia, Gurvan Sayhan uul Mtn (Govi Altay), valley Yulin am (104°03'E 43°26'N)

  • doibosatsuzuana (Kanda & Kato, 1932) (Lycaena); Insect World[?] 35: 373
  • Lycaena doibosatsuzuana; [NHM card]

  • maritimalpina (Beuret, 1938) (Lycaeides); Ent. Rdsch. 55: 638; TL: Italy
  • Lycaeides alpina maritimalpina; [NHM card]

  • lacustris (Beuret, 1938) (Lycaeides); Ent. Rdsch. 55: 683; TL: Switzerland
  • Lycaeides alpina lacustris; [NHM card]

  • ?alcedo (Lang)

  • munkhbayar belchir (Churkin & Yakovlev, 2005) (Plebejus); ; TL: Mongolia, Mongolian Altai mts, Khovd aimak, 10km N of Khara-Belchir-Daba, 2500m

  • sharga (Churkin, 2004) (Plebejus); ; TL: Mongolia, Gobi-Altaisky aimak, 5km S of Sharga somon, 1000m

  • melarius (Churkin & Zhdanko, 2008) (Plebejus); ; TL: Kirghizstan, Uzun-Akhmat mts., 5km NW of Chon-Aryk vill., 1050m


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