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Euphydryas anicia capella (W. Barnes, 1897)
(Anicia Checkerspot)

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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.

 

capella group Ferris & R. Holland, 1980

Bull. Allyn Mus. (57): 1.

 

Euphydryas anicia capella (W. Barnes, 1897)

Can. Entomol. 29(2): 41.

Original Combination: Melitaea nubigena, var.capella

Type Locality: “Around Manitou and Denver”; defined as “Manitou Springs, El Paso Co., Colorado” by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 164.

Types: Syntypes in USNM; figured by Gunder (1929), Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(1): pl. 6 ♂ D&V, and by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 57, figs. 18 ♂ D, 19 ♀ D.

                         =    ‡”oslari” Gunder, 1925

Entomol. News 36(7): 196-197, no. 7, pl. 5, fig. 7 ♂ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Euphydryas anicia var. capella ab. ♂ oslari

Type Locality: “Platte Canyon, Colorado” [Jefferson-Douglas counties]

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

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