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77a0113 – 3967   Burnsius albezens Grishin, 2022
Distribution Data for Burnsius albezens
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Distribution: Holotype: Arizona, Cochise Co., Chiricahua Mountains, Portal.
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Synonymy: Burnsius albezens Grishin, 2022
Taxonomic Notes: Burnsius albezens Grishin, 2022 replaces Burnsius albescens (Plötz, 1884) north of Mexico. "True" albescens is now treated as a subspecies of Burnsius communis (Grote, 1872) in Grishin (2022).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grishin, N.V., 2019. Expanded phenotypic diagnoses for 24 recently named new taxa of Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera). Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 8(1): 1-16.
  • Li, W., Q. Cong, J. Shen, J. Zhang W. Hallwachs, D. Janzen, N.V. Grishen, 2019. Genomes of skipper butterflies reveal extensive convergence of wing patterns. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, 116(13): 6232-6237.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J.M. Burns, N.V. Grishen, 2022. Checking the checkered taxonomy of Plötz's checkered skippers (Hesperiidae: Pyrgini). Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 10(5): 1-32.

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