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77a0490 – 4257   Tharsalea rubidus (Behr, 1866)
Distribution Data for Tharsalea rubidus
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Synonymy: Chrysophanus rubidus Behr, 1866
Lycaena monachensis Johnson & Balogh, 1977
Lycaena incana Austin, 1998
Lycaena duofascies Johnson & Balogh, 1977
Lycaena perkinsorum Johnson & Balogh, 1977
Chrysophanus sirius Edwards, 1871
Lycaena longi Johnson & Balogh, 1977
Lycaena ferrisi Johnson & Balogh, 1977
Taxonomic Notes: Tharsalea rubidus (Behr, 1866) was formerly placed in the genus Lycaena. The name Tharsalea is raise from synonymy of Lycaena in Zhang et al. (2022).
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  • 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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