Heodes alciphron (Rottemburg, 1775) (= Lycaena alciphron; = Thersamonolycaena alciphron) - Purple-shot Copper.
Range: Europe (except for the north), Anterior Asia, the southern Ural and West Siberia, the Altai and Sayan Mts., the Dzhungarian Alatau Mts., Tien Shan, Transbaicalia, Mongolia, Primorye.
ssp.: alciphron (Rottemburg, 1775); range: except for the Carpathians, Transcaucasia, Tien Shan and the Dzhungarian Alatau Mts.
A male; wings open.
A valley meadow at the Shadrikha Rivulet at the village Mel'nichikha, Novosibirsk District and Province, West Siberia, Russia. 17th May 1993. O. Kosterin.