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Lycaenidae
770410.004259Tharsalea heteronea Boisduval, 1852
Distribution Data for Tharsalea heteronea
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Synonymy: • Lycaena heteronea Boisduval, 1852
• Lycaena northi Emmel & Pratt, 1998
• Lycaena submaculata Emmel & Pratt, 1998
• Lycaena clara Edwards, 1877
• Lycaena austin Kemal & Koçak, 2007
• Lycaena rutila Austin, 1998
• Lycaena rava Austin, 1998
• Lycaena klotsi Field, 1936
• Lycaena gravenotata Klots, 1930
• Heodes coloradensis Gunder, 1925
Taxonomic Notes: Tharsalea heteronea Boisduval, 1852 was formerly placed in the genus Lycaena. The name Tharsalea is raise from synonymy of Lycaena in Zhang et al. (2022).
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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