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Hesperiidae
770177.004095Amblyscirtes arizonae Freeman, 1993
Distribution Data for Amblyscirtes arizonae
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Distribution: Type locality (arizonae): Santa Cruz Co., AZ
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Synonymy: Amblyscirtes arizonae Freeman, 1993
Amblyscirtes elissa of authors, not Godman, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Amblyscirtes arizonae Freeman, 1993, described as a subspecies of [4095] Amblyscirtes elissa Godman, 1900, is raised to full species status in Zhang et al. (2020). True elissa is extralimital north of Mexico.
References
  • 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
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • 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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