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Boloria eunomia triclaris (Hübner, [1821])
(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 triclaris (Hübner, [1821])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [19], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V; [1] (index).

Original Combination: Argynnis Triclaris

Type Locality: Not stated; listed as “Labrador” by W. F. Kirby (1908), in: P. Wytsman, Fac. ed. Hübner Samml. exot. Schmett. 3(addit. notes): 17; suggested to be “Moravian missionaries in Labrador” by W. Holland (1928), Ann. Carnegie Mus. 19(1): 38-39, no. 5, stated to be “Labrador” by Hemming (1937), Hübner 2: 123 (manuscript #36); subsequently defined as “Nain, Labrador, Canada” by Pike (1981), J. Res. Lepid. 18(3): 160. [Newfoundland and Labrador]

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

                   =    lais (Scudder, 1875)

Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 17(3): [294]-296.

Original Combination: Arg[ynnis]. Lais

Type Locality: “Caribou Island, Straits of Belle Isle, Mackenzie River...Colorado”

This name was listed in the synonymy of Argynnis triclaris Hübner, [1821], but not described; it was a nomen nudum until the name helena was proposed to replace Argynnis lais W. H. Edwards, 1884, by dos Passos and Grey (1957), J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 63: 95-96. This action made Argynnis lais Scudder, 1875, available (Code Article 11.6.1).



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