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Oeneis alberta capulinensis F. Brown, 1970
(Alberta Arctic)

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

Genus Oeneis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 58. Type-species: Papilio norna Thunberg, 1791, Ins. Suec. (2): 36-37, pl. 2, figs. 11, [11a], by designation of Butler (1868), Entomol. Mon. Mag. 4(45): 196.


bore group Gorbunov, 2001

Butts. Russia Class.: 226.


Oeneis alberta Elwes, 1893

Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1893(4): 461, 467-468.

Original Combination: [Oeneis] Alberta

Type Locality: “near Calgary” Defined as “Fish Creek Provincial Park, about one mile west of the Bow River, Calgary, Alberta” by Kondla (1995), Alberta Naturalist 26(2): 39.

Types: Holotype (#3844) in BMNH.


Oeneis alberta capulinensis F. Brown, 1970

J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 78(3): 137-138, fig. 2, 2 ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Oeneis alberta capulinensis

Type Locality: “Outer slope of north rim of the crater, Capulin Mountain, Union County, New Mexico, 8,200 feet above sea level”

Types: Holotype in AMNH.



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