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Butterflies of temperate Asia
Tien Shan Blue
Agriades pheretiades   EVERSMANN, 1843
Family - LYCAENIDAE
subfamily - POLYOMMATINAE
Tribe -
Agriades pheretiades tekessanus, male, Dolon Pass, Kyrgyzstan B. Lalanne-Cassou
Introduction
There are 20 species in the genus Agriades, which includes 3 European species - the Glandon, Gavarnie and Sierra Nevada  Blues. Additionally there are 2 Agriades species in North America, while the remaining 15 are distributed variously across temperate Asia.
Agriades pheretiades pheres, female, Muksu valley, Tajikistan F. Michel
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