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Nymphalidae
770727.004511Microtia dymas (Edwards, 1877)
Distribution Data for Microtia dymas
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Synonymy: Melitaea dymas Edwards, 1877
Melitaea larunda Strecker, [1878]
Melitaea senrabii Barnes, 1900
Melitaea chara Edwards, [1884]
Microtia imperialis Bauer, 1959
Melitaea jacintoi Gunder, 1924
Melitaea nitela Comstock, 1926
Taxonomic Notes: Microtia dymas (Edwards, 1877), n. comb. (Zhang et al. 2021), was formerly in the the genus Texola.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2021. Genomics-guided refinement of butterfly taxonomy. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 9(3): 1-55.

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