Everes argiades (Pallas, 1771) - Short-tailed Blue.
Range: the temperate Euroasia north to the middle taiga belt, North America.
ssp.: argiades (Pallas, 1771); range: Euroasia, except for the Pacific regions.
A copulating pair.
A meadow at the granite rocky crest of a ridge on on the Adon-Chelon elevation, at the mountain Tsagan-Obo, 10 km NNW of the village Tasyrkhoi, S Chita Province (Dahuria), Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 9th July 1996. O. Kosterin.