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770628.00 – 4453   Argynnis nokomis (Edwards, 1862)
Distribution Data for Argynnis nokomis
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Synonymy: Argynnis nokomis Edwards, 1862
Argynnis coerulescens Holland, 1900
Argynnis nitocris Edwards, 1874
Argynnis nigrocaerulea Cockerell & Cockerell, 1900
Argynnis rufescens Cockerell, 1909
Argynnis tularosa Holland, 2010
Acidalia valesinoidesalba Reuss, [1926]
Argynnis apacheana Skinner, 1918
Argynnis hermosa Comstock, 1925
Speyeria carsonensis Austin, 1998
Speyeria wenona dos Passos & Grey, 1964
Taxonomic Notes: Argynnis nokomis (Edwards, 1862) was formerly placed in the genus Speyeria, a name treated as a subgenus in Zhang et al. (2020) following the suggested treatment if Simonsen et al. (2006).
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  • Simonsen, T., N. Wahlberg, A.V.Z. Brower, R. de Jong, 2006. Morphology, molecules and fritillaries: approaching a stable phylogeny for Argynnini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Insect Systematics and Diversity, 37(4): 405-418.
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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.

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