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77a0837 – 4442.1   Junonia neildi Brévignon, 2004
             Mangrove Buckeye
Distribution Data for Junonia neildi
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Distribution: USA: Florida (neildi); coastal south Texas (varia).
Type locality (neildi): Guadeloupe.
Type locality (varia): Goose Island State Park, Aransas Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Junonia neildi Brévignon, 2004
Junonia neildi (s.str.) Brévignon, 2004
Junonia varia Grishin, 2020
Junonia litoralis of authors not Brévignon, 2009
Taxonomic Notes: Junonia neildi Brévignon, 2004, formerly a subspecies of [4442.1] Junonia genoveva (Cramer, 1780), is elevated to full species status in Brévignon (2009). The subspecies J. n. varia Grishin, 2020 replaces the names litoralis and genoveva in Texas. The species genoveva and litoralis are now treated as extralimital north of Mexico in Cong et al. (2020).
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  • Brévignon, C., 2004. Description de deux nouvelle sous-espèces Guadeloupeennes du genere Junonia Hübner, 1819 (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Nymphalinae). Lambillionea, 104: 72-80.
  • Brévignon, C., 2009. Nouvelles observations sur le genre Junonia en Guyane Française. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Première Partie. Lambillionea, 109: 3-7.
  • Cong, Q., J. Zhang, J. Shen, X. Cao, C. Brévignon, N.V. Grishin, 2020. Speciation in North American Junonia from a genomic perspective. Systematic Entomology, 45(4): 1-35.
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