Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Aricia cramera Aricia morronensis
Aricia eumedon (Esper, [1780])
Geranium Argus
Argus de la sanguinaire

Genus: Aricia Reichenbach, 1817   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Eumedonia Forster, 1938
  Synonims (species):
   chiron Rottemburg, 1775  (junior homonym)

Adult:
A. eumedon (© Marcello Romano)
Adult (male), Madonie, 1600 m, Sicily, Italy, May 29, 2005
(Photo by Marcello Romano)
A. eumedon (© Marcello Romano)
Adult (female), Madonie, 1600 m, Sicily, Italy, May 29, 2005
(Photo by Marcello Romano)
A. eumedon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, May 27, 2000
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. eumedon (© Marcello Romano)
Adult, Madonie, 1600 m, Sicily, Italy, May 29, 2005
(Photo by Marcello Romano)
A. eumedon (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 13, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. eumedon (© Daniel Morel)
Adults, L'Argentière la Bessée, Hautes Alpes, France, June 30, 2009
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. eumedon (© Daniel Morel)
Adults (mating), Valloire, Savoie, France, July 22, 2004
(Photo by Daniel Morel)

Foodplants:
Geranium

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