Taxon profile


Short-tailed Blue
Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Lycaenidae - gossamer-winged butterflies »  genus Cupido »  subgenus Everes

Scientific synonyms

Everes argiades Pall.
Papilio argiades Pallas, 1771
Papilio amyntas Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 nec Poda, 1761

Other names

= Tailed Cupid

Type taxon of:Ununcula van Eecke, 1915 (Papilio argiades Pallas, 1771), Everes Hübner, 1819 (Papilio amyntas Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)


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Links and literature

CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [441120]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN SR Djurić M.: Butterflies of Serbia [] [as Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)]
CZ DE Bělín V. (1999): Motýli České a Slovenské republiky aktivní ve dne, Kabourek, Zlín [as Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)]
EN Jakšić P., Nahirnić A., Petrović S. (2013): Compendium of Serbian Butterflies with Vernacular Names, Bulletin of the Natural History Museum, 6: 75-88 [as Cupido argiades (Pallas, 1771)]
Data retrieved on: 18 January 2014

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