Main Introduction Page Electronic Reference Library Know-how Glossary of acronyms and other terms used on this website A Catalog of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada Illustrated Checklist of Neotropical Butterflies Support the Butterflies of America Foundation Interactive Listing of American Butterflies Photographer Credits Learn about contributing your photos Citation for this website Contact us
Papilionidae (Swallowtails)Pieridae (Whites and Sulphurs)Lycaenidae (Gossamerwings)Riodinidae (Metalmarks)Nymphalidae (Brushfoots)Hesperiidae (Skippers)Links to external lepidoptera websites
Loading

Euphilotes ellisii avawatz Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998
(Ellis' Blue)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:

 

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

Synonymy

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

Genus Euphilotes Mattoni, [1978]

J. Res. Lepid. 16(4): 224-225. Type-species: Lycaena enoptes Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 298, no. 36, by original designation.

 

battoides complex Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 216.

 

Euphilotes ellisii (Shields, 1975)

Pratt and J. Emmel (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 225-227, treated this as a species-level taxon.

Bull. Allyn Mus. (28): 12-13, figs. 9 ♂ D, 10 ♂ V (holotype); 11 ♀ D, 12 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Shijimiaeoides battoides ellisii

Type Locality: “Colarado [sic!]: Mesa Co., W. Creek, Unaweep Canyon, 5400', 6 mi E. of Gateway”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

 

Euphilotes ellisii avawatz Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 226-227, figs. 63 ♂ D, 64 ♂ V (holotype); 65 ♀ D, 66 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Euphilotes ellisii avawatz

Type Locality: “California, San Bernardino Co.; northeastern Mojave Desert; Avawatz Mountains, 5 Km west of Old Mormon Spring, 1,100 m”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

Bibliography

 

Top of PageMain PageReference LibraryLiterature ListCitationInteractive Listing

This website is supported by Butterflies of America Foundation, a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) public charity.