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77a0114 – 3969   Burnsius philetas (Edwards, 1881)
Distribution Data for Burnsius philetas
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Synonymy: Pyrgus philetas Edwards, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Burnsius philetas (Edwards, 1881) was formerly in the genus Pyrgus.
  • 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.
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  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America

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