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77a0746 – 4457   Argynnis callippe (Boisduval, 1852)
Distribution Data for Argynnis callippe
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Synonymy: Argynnis callippe Boisduval, 1852
Speyeria adiasteoides Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
Argynnis liliana Edwards, 1877
Argynnis baroni Edwards, 1881
Argynnis comstocki Gunder, 1925
Argynnis creelmani Gunder, 1934
Argynnis macaria Edwards, 1877
Argynnis laurina Wright, 1905
Argynnis wrighti Wright, 1905
Argynnis rupestris Behr, 1863
Argynnis inornata Edwards, 1872
Argynnis juba Boisduval, 1869
Argynnis laura Edwards, 1879
Speyeria sierra dos Passos & Grey, 1945
Speyeria hagemani Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
Speyeria shasta Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
Speyeria elaine dos Passos & Grey, 1945
Argynnis semivirida McDunnough, 1924
Speyeria chilcotinensis Guppy & Shepard, 2001
Argynnis nevadensis Edwards, 1870
Speyeria harmonia dos Passos & Grey, 1945
Argynnis calgariana McDunnough, 1924
Argynnis gallatini McDunnough, 1929
Argynnis meadii Edwards, 1872
Argynnis gerhardi Gunder, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: Argynnis carolae (Dos Passos & Grey, 1942) 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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