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77a0137 – 3946.1   Erynnis somnus (Lintner, 1881)
Distribution Data for Erynnis somnus
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Distribution: Type locality: “Indian River, Florida”.
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Synonymy: Nisoniades somnus Lintner, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Erynnis somnus (Lintner, 1881), formerly a subspecies of 3946 Erynnis brizo (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1837]), is raised to full species status in Burns (2020).
  • Burns, J.M., 2020. Taxonomic Status of a Florida Differentiate in the Erynnis brizo Species Group: Classical Evidence (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae: Pyrginae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 122(1): 25-41.
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