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Philotiella speciosa purisima Priestaf & J. Emmel, 1998
(Small Blue)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Philotiella Mattoni, [1978]

J. Res. Lepid. 16(4): 227, 230, pl. 5, pl. 10, pl. 12. Type-species: Lycaena speciosa Hy. Edwards, 1877, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. [1]7(13): 173, by original designation.

 

Philotiella speciosa (Hy. Edwards, 1877)

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. [1]7(13): 173.

Original Combination: Lycaena speciosa

Type Locality: “Havilah, Kern County”

Types: Holotype in AMNH; possibly figured by W. Holland (1898), Butt. Book: pl. 32, fig. 1 ♂ D.

 

Philotiella speciosa purisima Priestaf & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (19): 283-284, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V (holotype); 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Philotiella speciosa purisima

Type Locality: “California: Santa Barbara County; Harris Grade at Burton Mesa Boulevard, north of Lompoc”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

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