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77a0963 – 4612   Oeneis melissa (Fabricius, 1775)
Distribution Data for Oeneis melissa
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Synonymy: Papilio Nymphalis melissa Fabricius, 1775
Hipparchia semidea Say, 1828
Chionobas eritiosa Boisduval, [1834]
Chionobas nigra Edwards, 1894
Oeneis semplei Holland, 1930
Oeneis assimilis Butler, 1868
Oeneis arctica Gibson, 1920
Oeneis simulans Gibson, 1920
Oeneis gibsoni Holland, 1930
Oeneis atlinensis Guppy & Shepard, 2001
Oeneis beanii Elwes & Edwards, 1893
Oeneis lucilla Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
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  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America

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