The Brown Argus is dark brown with a row if orange cresents near the outer edge of each wing. The underside is a pale greyish brown. There are orange and whote spots on both sides. the white spot having a black centre. Both the female and the male look the same.


Brown Argus (Aricia agestis)

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Where to sight species

Open grasslands and meadows.


Alverstone Walk.


© Zoe Hughes
Sighting Times
Late spring to late summer


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