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770412.00 – 4260 – Tharsalea epixanthe (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])
Distribution Data for Tharsalea epixanthe
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Synonymy: Polyommatus epixanthe Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835]
Heodes phaedrus Hall, 1924
Chrysophanus amicetus Holland, 1931
Lycaena michiganensis Rawson, 1948
Taxonomic Notes: Tharsalea epixanthe (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835]) 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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  • 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.
Tharsalea epixanthe
Jason Dombroskie

Tharsalea epixanthe
Jason Dombroskie

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