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Plebejus saepiolus littoralis J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
(Greenish Blue)

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Synonymy

Genus Plebejus Kluk, 1780

Zwierz. Hist. Nat. Pocz. Gospod. 4: 89-92, no. 148. Type-species: Papilio argus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 152, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(845): 224. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed Plebejus on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 705. This name has been spelled various ways; the spelling given in the Official List is the proper spelling by rule (Code Article 79.4.1). Bálint et al. (2001), Folia Entomol. Hung. 62: 177-184, discussed this issue.

 

Plebejus saepiolus (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr (2)10(2): 296, no. 32; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 237, figs. 1941 ♂ D&V, 942 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Lycaena saepiolus

Type Locality: “les montagnes”; California implied from the title of the paper; lectotype from “Bear Valley, near Olema, Marin County, California.”

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts: 14, figs. 60 ♂ D, 61 ♂ V.

 

Plebejus saepiolus littoralis J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (14): 178, figs. 25 ♂ D, 26 ♂ V (holotype); 27 ♀ D, 28 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Plebejus saepiolus littoralis

Type Locality: “California: Del Norte County; sand dunes at west end of Kellog Road, north end of Lake Earl, 2 road miles west of Fort Dick, elevation 15'”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

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