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Hesperiidae
770050.003912Thorybes nevada Scudder, 1872
Distribution Data for Thorybes nevada
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Distribution: Type locality (nevada): Sierra Nevada, CA.
Type locality (aemilea): Klamath Co., OR.
Type locality (blanca): Mono Co., CA.
Similar Species:
  • Thorybes dobra Evans, 1952.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Thorybes nevada Scudder, 1872
Eudamus mexicana of authors, not Herrich-Schäffer, 1869
Eudamus aemilea Skinner, 1893
Thorybes blanca Scott, 1981
Taxonomic Notes: Thorybes nevada Scudder, 1872, formerly a subspecies of Thorybes mexicana (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) is raised to full species status with ananius Plötz, 1881 and blanca Scott, 1981 as synonyms in Zhang et al. (2020). T. mexicana is extralimital north of Mexico.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: ABZ6543
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • 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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