Satyrinae of the Western Palearctic

Melanargia arge (Sulzer, 1776)

Type locality: Kingdom of Sicily

Range: NE Sicily (Monte Nebrodi, Monti Peloritani), W and C Italian mainland (Monti di Tolfa, Monti della Laga to S. Calabria), E Italy (Gargano and Salentina).

Habitat: Dry, rocky, and grassy places between 350 – 1,500mtrs.

Flight Period: Early May to mid-June.

Melanargia arge
Melanargia arge
ssp. arge

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