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770314.00 – 4183.2   Pterourus canadensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Distribution Data for Pterourus canadensis
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Synonymy: Papilio canadensis Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
Papilio arcticus Skinner, 1906
Papilio borealis Boullet & Le Cerf, 1912
Papilio deficiens Dufrane, 1946
Papilio fletcheri Kemp, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Pterourus canadensis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) was formerly placed in the genus Papilio. The name Pterourus was treated as a valid genus in Miller & Brown (1981) and as a synonym of Papilio in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). Subsequent authors, i. e. Tyler et al. (1994), Lamas (2004) and Shiraiwa & Grishin (2014), have retained Pterourus as valid.

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