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Nymphalidae
770602.004413Dione incarnata Riley, 1926
Distribution Data for Dione incarnata
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Synonymy: Dione incarnata Riley, 1926
Agraulis nigrior Michener, 1942
Taxonomic Notes: Dione incarnata Riley, 1926, n. comb. and n. status, a name previously treated as a synonym of 4413 Agraulis vanillae (Linnaeus, 1758), is raised to full species status with nigrior Michener as a subspecies in Zhang et al. (2020), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv., 8(7): 25. True vanillae is extralimital north of Mexico.
References
  • 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.
  • Núñez, R., K.R. Willmott, Y. Álvarez, J.A. Genaro, A.R. Pérez-Asso, M. Quejereta, T. Turner, J.Y. Miller, C. Brévignon, G. Lamas, A. Hausmann, 2022. Integrative taxonomy clarifies species limits in the hitherto monotypic passion-vine butterfly genera Agraulis and Dryas (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae). Systematic Entomology, 47(1): 152-178.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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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