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Hesperiidae
770127.003982Carterocephalus mandan (Edwards, 1863)
Distribution Data for Carterocephalus mandan
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Distribution: Type Locality: Manitoba.
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Synonymy: Hesperia mandan Edwards, 1863
Hesperia mesapano Scudder, 1868
Taxonomic Notes: Carterocephalus mandan (Edwards, 1863), formerly treated as a subspecies of [3982] Papilio palaemon Pallas, 1771, is raised to full species with mesapano Scudder, 1868 as a subspecies in Zhang et al. (2020). C. palaemon (Pallas, 1771) is now considered extralimital to North America.
References
  • Butterflies of America species page.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2020. Genomic evidence suggests further changes of butterfly names. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 8(7): 1-41.

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