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77a0747 – 4458   Argynnis egleis (Behr, 1862)
Distribution Data for Argynnis egleis
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Synonymy: Argynnis egleis Behr, 1862
Argynnis tehachapina Comstock, 1920
Argynnis astarte Edwards, 1864
Argynnis boharti Gunder, 1930
Argynnis egleis Boisduval, 1869
Argynnis mammothi Gunder, 1924
Argynnis montivaga Behr, 1863
Argynnis oweni Edwards, 1892
Speyeria mattooni Emmel & Emmel, 1998
Speyeria yolaboli Emmel & Emmel, 1998
Speyeria moecki Hammond & Dornfeld, 1983
Speyeria toiyabe Howe, 1975
Speyeria reidi Austin, 1998
Argynnis linda dos Passos & Grey, 1942
Argynnis utahensis Skinner, 1919
Speyeria secreta dos Passos & Grey, 1945
Argynnis macdunnoughi Gunder, 1932
Argynnis albrighti Gunder, 1932
Taxonomic Notes: Argynnis egleis (Behr, 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).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • 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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