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Callophrys perplexa oregonensis Gorelick, [1970]
(Lotus Hairstreak)

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

Genus Callophrys Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 80. Type-species: Papilio rubi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 154, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 132, no. 202.


Callophrys perplexa W. Barnes & Benjamin, 1923

Contrib. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5(2): 65.

Original Combination: Callophrys dumetorum race perplexa

Type Locality: “San Diego, California” [San Diego County]

Types: Holotype in USNM.


Callophrys perplexa oregonensis Gorelick, [1970]

J. Res. Lepid. 7(2): 101-103.

Original Combination: Callophrys dumetorum oregonensis

Type Locality: “Kusshi Creek, 2220', Yakima County, Washton” [Washington]

Types: Holotype in CAS.



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