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77a0894 – 4481.4   Phyciodes orantain Scott, 1998
Distribution Data for Phyciodes orantain
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Distribution: Type locality (orantain): Barr Lake, Adams Co., CO.
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Synonymy: Phyciodes orantain Scott, 1998
Taxonomic Notes: Phyciodes orantain Scott, 1998, described as a subspecies of 4481.1 Phyciodes cocyta (Cramer, 1777), is raised to full species status in Zhang et al. (2022).
  • Scott, J.A., 1998. Phyciodes (Phyciodes): new discoveries, new subspecies, and convergence. Papilio (New Series), 10: 1-42.
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, L. Song, R.J. Gott, P. Boyer, C.S. Guppy, S. Kohler, G. Lamas, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2022. Taxonomic discoveries enabled by genomic analysis of butterflies. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 10(7): 1-60.

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