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Boloria natazhati nabokovi D. Stallings & Turner, 1947
(Cryptic Fritillary)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


Larval Foodplants and Habitats photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

N BC, probably S YK, White Mt., MacKenzie Mts., Bernard H., NWT


(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 nabokovi D. Stallings & Turner, 1947

Can. Entomol. 78(7/8): 134-135.

Original Combination: Boloria freija nabokovi

Type Locality: “Alaska Military Highway...Mile 102, North of Summit 2, Ravine, Elevation 6000 ft...British Columbia”; defined as “the Sentinel Range of the Rocky Mts., B. C., at 1830 m elevation” by Troubridge and Wood (1990), J. Lepid. Soc. 44(3): 186; suggested to be “a ravine north of Summit Lake, mile 392 [now km. 621.7] Alaska Highway, British Columbia, Canada” by J. Shepard and Kondla (1993), Pan-Pac. Entomol. 69(3): 273.

Types: Holotype (#27642) in MCZ.



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