Northern Brown Argus

Aricia artaxerxes

family - Lycaenidae

My personal observations of Northern Brown Argus: none

Reference Section

Size: 29-30mm (smaller than Small White - see list of butterflies by size)

First Generation flight period: July

Habitat: Grassy hillsides in Northern England & Scotland
Larval Food Plants: Rock Rose (Helianthemum chamaecistus)

Family Group: Lycaenidae - see list of butterflies by family

This page last updated: 18 April, 2004