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Euphydryas anicia bernadetta Leussler, 1920
(Anicia Checkerspot)

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[= rorina]

Synonymy

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

  Subgenus Euphydryas Scudder, 1872

=    Occidryas Higgins, 1978

Entomol. Gaz. 29(3): 112, figs. 6-12. Type-species: Melitaea anicia E. Doubleday, 1847, in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(12): pl. 23, fig. 2; (21): 179, no. 6, by original designation.

 

Euphydryas anicia (E. Doubleday, [1847])

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(12): pl. 23, fig. 2 ♂ D; 1(21): 179, no. 6 (1848).

Original Combination: Melitaea Anicia

Type Locality: “Rocky Mountains, N. America”; defined as “Rock Lake, Alberta (53o 27'N, 118o 16'W)”, by J. Shepard (1984), Quaest. Entomol. 20(1): 40-41.

Types: Lectotype (#45-136) in BMNH, designated by J. Shepard (1984), Quaest. Entomol. 20(1): 40-41; figured by Gunder (1929), Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(1): pl. 5 ♂ D&V.

=    ‡”mayi” Gunder, 1932

Pan-Pac. Entomol. 8(3): 126-127.

Original Combination: Euphydryas anicia tr. f. mayi

Type Locality: “Banff, Alberta, Canada”

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

 

bernadetta group Bauer, 1975

In: Howe, Butts. N. Am.: 186-187.

 

Euphydryas anicia bernadetta Leussler, 1920

Entomol. News 31(4): 102-103.

Original Combination: Euphydryas bernadetta

Type Locality: “Monroe Canyon, near Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska”

Types: Syntypes in OSU; figured by Gunder (1929), Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(1): pl. 6 ♂ D&V, and W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 57, fig. 14 ♂ D.

The treatment of bernadetta as a species-level taxon (e.g., Kohler and Kondla (2006), Papilio (n.s.) 12: 30, and Scott (2006), Papilio (n.s.) 12: 30, 32-35) is premature and not well supported; a detailed investigation is needed.

                   =    rorina J. Scott & M. Fisher, 2008

Papilio (n.s.) 18: 232, pl 3, top row left ♂ D, top row right ♂ V (holotype), second row left ♀ D, second row right ♀ V.

Original Combination: Euphydryas bernadetta rorina

Type Locality: “Beaver Creek, 3 air mi. SSW Hot Sulfer Springs, Grand Co. Colo.” [Colorado]

Types: Holotype in CSUC.

                         =    ‡”leussleri” Gunder, 1927

Entomol. News 38(5): 136, no. 8, pl. 2, fig. 8 ♂ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Euphydryas bernadetta leussleri ♂ nov. tr. form

Type Locality: “near Harrison, Sioux County, Nebraska”

Types: “Holotype” in OSU.

                         =    ‡”belli” Gunder, 1929

Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(1): 4-5.

Original Combination: Euphydryas anicia race bernadetta tr. f. belli

Type Locality: “Harrison, Sioux Co., Nebraska”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

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