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770150.104000Perichares adela (Hewitson, 1867)
Distribution Data for Perichares adela
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Synonymy: Hesperia adela Hewitson, 1867
Goniloba dolores Reakirt, 1868
Perichares marmorata Scudder, 1872
Papilio philetes of authors not Gmelin, [1790]
Taxonomic Notes: Perichares adela (Hewitson, 1867), formerly a subspecies of Perichares philetes (Gmelin, [1790]), extralimital, is raised to full species status in Burns et al. (2008), Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 105(17): 6350-6355.
  • 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.
  • Burns, J.M., D.H. Janzen, M. Hajibabaei, W. Hallwachs, P.D.N. Hebert, 2008. DNA barcodes and cryptic species of skipper butterflies in the genus Perichares in Area de Conservaciòn Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105 (17): 6350-6355.
  • Pelham, J.P., 2017. A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada. Revised 1 July 2017. Butterflies of America. website
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net

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