Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Arethusana arethusa (Dennis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

Type locality: Vienna, Austria.

Range: From Morocco and Spain across S., Middle and SE. Europe, the Caucasus, Asia Minor and the Middle East to the S. Altai, SW. Siberia and N. Tian-Shan.

Habitat: Mountain and foothill steppes and arid sparse woodlands up to 2,500 mtrs.

Flight Period: late July to mid-September in Europe.

Subspecies:

ssp. aksouali (Wyatt, 1952) – Morocco

ssp. boabdil (Rambur, 1895) – Granda, Andalusia – Spain

ssp. dentata (Staudinger, 1871) – Catalunia – Spain

ssp. heptapotamica (Stauder, 1924) - Tian-Shan, Dzhungarsky Alatau, Saur, Tarbagatai

ssp. pontica (Heyne, [1895]) – The Caucasus

Notes: The subspecies boabdil and dentata are considered as full species by some authors. 

Arethusana arethusa aksouli

ssp. aksouli

Arethusana arethusa boabdil

ssp. boabdil

Arethusana arethusa dentata

ssp. dentata

Arethusana arethusa pontica

ssp. pontica 

Arethusana arethusa aksouli

ssp. aksouli

Arethusana arethusa boabdil

ssp. boabdil

Arethusana arethusa dentata

ssp. dentata

Arethusana arethusa pontica

ssp. pontica 

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