Aricia agestis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) - Brown Argus

Subspecies in India

(1) Aricia agestis nazira (Moore, [1866]) – Orange-bordered Brown Argus. This is given as Aricia astrarche Bergsträsser, 1779, the Orange-bordered Argus, in some books.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11
Jammu and Kashmir UT127
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand2512
West Bengal
Total472712

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Aricia agestis (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) – Brown Argus. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/aricia-agestis, accessed 2022/11/26.