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

Euphydryas editha lawrencei Gunder, 1931
(Edith's Checkerspot)

Type Specimens photo collection:

Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 1:

Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 2:

Live Adults photo collection Page 1:

Larval Foodplants and Habitats photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

Synonymy

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

Genus Euphydryas Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 48. Type-species: Papilio phaeton Drury, 1773, Ill. Nat. Hist. 1: 42-43, pl. 21, figs. 3, 4; 2: index, by original designation. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 700.

 

nubigena group Bauer, 1975

In: Howe, Butts. N. Am.: 193.

 

Euphydryas editha (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 304-305, no. 47; figured by Oberthür (1914), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(2): pl. 259, figs. 2171 ♂ D&V, 2172 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Melitaea Editha

Type Locality: “les montagnes”; refined to “dans les bois montueux” by Boisduval (1868), Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 19, no. 48; suggested to be “foothills S edge of San Joaquin Valley, California” by Bauer (1975), in: Howe, Butts. N. Am.: 190; redefined as “Twin Peaks, San Francisco County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 17.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 18, figs. 96 ♂ D, 97 ♂ V.

=    bayensis Sternitzky, 1937

Can. Entomol. 69(9): 204-205.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha var. bayensis

Type Locality: “Hillsborough, San Mateo Co., Calif.” [California]

Types: Syntypes in CAS.

=    ‡”sternitzkyi” Gunder, 1929

Pan-Pac. Entomol. 6(1): 6-7.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha race baroni tr. f. sternitzkyi

Type Locality: “Hillsboro, near San Mateo, San Mateo County, California”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

 

Euphydryas editha lawrencei Gunder, 1931

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 30(2): 47.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha race lawrencei

Type Locality: “Near timber line on trail between Diamond Lake (Camp) and summit of Mt. Thielsen (9000 ft.), Douglas Co., Oregon”

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

                   =    remingtoni Burdick, 1959

Lepid. News 12(5/6): 168-169.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha remingtoni

Type Locality: “Mt. Theilsen [sic!], Douglas Co., Oregon” [Mt. Thielsen]

Types: Holotype in PMNH.

                         =    ‡”thielsenensis” Gunder, 1931

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 30(2): 48.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha race lawrencei tr. f. thielsenensis

Type Locality: “Timber line, on Mt. Thielsen, Douglas Co., Oregon”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

                         =    ‡”diamondensis” Gunder, 1931

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 30(2): 48.

Original Combination: Euphydryas editha race lawrencei tr. f. diamondensis

Type Locality: “Timber line, on Mt. Thielsen, Douglas Co., Oregon”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

Bibliography

 

Top of PageMain PageReference Library Literature ListCitation Interactive 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.