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Boloria eunomia caelestis (Hemming, 1933)
(Bog Fritillary)

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(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Boloria Moore, 1900

Lepid. Ind. 4(48): 243-244. Type-species: Papilio pales [Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung eines syst. Werkes Schmett. Wiener Gegend: 177, no. 8, by original designation. The genus-level synonymy adopted herein is derived from Grey (1989), J. Lepid. Soc. 43(1): 2, Aubert et al. (1996), C. R. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 3) Sci. Vie 319(7): 647-651, and Simonsen (2005), Syst. Entomol. 30(4): 653-665.


Boloria eunomia (Esper, 1800)

Die Schmett. 1(suppl.)(1)(8/9): 94, pl. 110 (Cont. 65), fig. 5 ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nimph[alis]. phal[erata]. Eunomia

Type Locality: “Königsberg in Preussen” [Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia]

Types: Location of type(s) not known, probably lost.

            =    aphirape (Hübner, [1800])

Samml. Europ. Schmett. 1: 8, no. 1, pl. 5, figs. 23 ♂ D, 24 ♂ V, 25 ♀ D.

Original Combination: [Papilio] Aphirape

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    tomyris (Herbst, 1800)

In: Jablonsky, Natursyst. Ins. Schmett. 10: 102-104, no. 41, pl. 270, figs. 6 ♀ D, 7 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Papilio Tomyris

Type Locality: “Preussen” [Northern Germany and Poland]

Types: Type(s) probably lost.


Boloria eunomia caelestis (Hemming, 1933)

Entomol. 66(847): 275, no. 5.

Original Combination: Argynnis aphirape caelestis

Proposed to replace Brenthis aphirape alticola W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1913, preoccupied, with the same data (Code Article 60.3).

                         =    ‡alticola (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1913)

Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 2(3): 97-98.

Original Combination: [Brenthis] aphirape alticola

Type Locality: “Hall Valley, Colo.” [Park County, Colorado]

Types: Syntypes in USNM.

Preoccupied by Argynnis alticola Sushkin & Tsetverikov, 1907, Horae Soc. Entomol. Ross. 38(1): 18. Currently this name is employed for a subspecies of Boloria (Clossiana) angarensis Ershov, 1870. Even if Proclossiana and Clossiana are considered separate genera from Boloria, this name is no longer valid, since a replacement name was proposed before 1961, and that name has generally been used (Code Article 59.3).



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