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Phyciodes orseis W. H. Edwards, 1871 (Warner Mts. segregate)
(California Crescent)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

Warner Mts. (OR/CA) W to SE Siskiyou Co., CA


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

Genus Phyciodes Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 29. Type-species: Papilio cocyta Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(9): 7, pl. 101, figs. A, B; (16): 148 (index), by designation of Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 46. The arrangement of species in this genus follows Wahlberg et al. (2003), Syst. Entomol. 28(2): 257-273.


Phyciodes orseis W. H. Edwards, 1871

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 205, 206, no. 2.

Original Combination: Phyciodes Orseis

Type Locality: “Mt. St. Helena, Napa Co., California”

Types: Lectotype (#4482) in AMNH, designated by F. Brown (1966), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 92(3): 450, fig. 29 ♂ D&V.

=    ‡”edwardsi” Gunder, 1927

Entomol. News 38(5): 135, no. 5, pl. 2, fig. 5 ♀ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Phyciodes orseis edwardsi ♀ nov. tr. form

Type Locality: “California”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH (USNM stated in original description).



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