Aricia artaxerxes (Fabricius, 1793) Northern Brown Argus, Grosse, Sonnenroschen-Blauling, L'Argus de I'heliantheme, Голубянка артаксеркс.
Distribution and biological peculiarities in Armenia: The species is distributed in Scandinavia, Southern Europe, Caucasus and Transcaucasia, and then to the East through Central Asia until the Far East. Taxonomic status of the population inhabiting Armenia is under question, although initially it was thought that the country is inhabited by subspecies A. a. allous (Geyer, [1834-1836]).
Population dynamics: The species is slightly uncommon within typical habitat.
Conservation measures: The species is not included in the Global and European Red Lists.