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Boloria natazhati bankslandia J. Shepard, 1998
(Cryptic 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.


freija group Gorbunov, 2001

Butts. Russia Class.: 199.


Boloria natazhati (Gibson, 1920)

Troubridge and Wood (1990), J. Lepid. Soc. 44(3): 180-182, determined that this is a species-level taxon, which was revised by J. Shepard et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (60): 731-736.

Rept. Can. Arctic Exped. 3(i): 21i-22i, 52i, 56i, pl. 3, figs. 6 ♂ V (holotype), 12 ♀ D; pl. 5, fig. 6 ♂ D (holotype).

Original Combination: Brenthis natazhati

Type Locality: “141st meridian, north of mount Natazhat, international boundary survey, elevation 8,600 feet” [southern Yukon Territory]

Types: Holotype in CNC.


Boloria natazhati bankslandia J. Shepard, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (60): 732, figs. 5 ♂ D, 6 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Boloria natazhati bankslandia

Type Locality: “N.W.T., Victoria Is. 71o17'N, 114oW” [Northwest Territories]

Types: Holotype in CNC.



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