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77a0042 – 3868   Proteides mercurius (Fabricius, 1787)
Distribution Data for Proteides mercurius
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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Papilio Plebejus mercurius Fabricius, 1787
Papilio Plebejus idas Cramer, 1779
Eudamus sanantonio Lucas, 1857
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America

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