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77a0749 – 4460   Argynnis hydaspe (Boisduval, 1869)
Distribution Data for Argynnis hydaspe
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Synonymy: Argynnis hydaspe Boisduval, 1869
Argynnis viridicornis Comstock, 1925
Argynnis caliginosa Comstock, 1925
Argynnis purpurascens Edwards, 1877
Speyeria tehama Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
Speyeria davisi Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998
Argynnis rhodope Edwards, 1874
Speyeria conquista dos Passos & Grey, 1945
Argynnis sakuntala Skinner, 1911
Argynnis skinneri Holland, 1931
Speyeria minor dos Passos & Grey, 1947
Argynnis gregsoni Gunder, 1932
Argynnis minor McDunnough, 1927
Taxonomic Notes: Argynnis hydaspe (Boisduval, 1869) was formerly placed in the genus Speyeria, a name treated as a subgenus in Zhang et al. (2020) following the suggested treatment if Simonsen et al. (2006).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Simonsen, T., N. Wahlberg, A.V.Z. Brower, R. de Jong, 2006. Morphology, molecules and fritillaries: approaching a stable phylogeny for Argynnini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Insect Systematics and Diversity, 37(4): 405-418.
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  • 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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