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77a0873 – 4513   Microtia elada (Hewitson, 1868)
Distribution Data for Microtia elada
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Synonymy: Eresia elada Hewitson, 1868
Melitaea callina Boisduval, 1869
Eresia socia Felder, 1869
Melitaea ulrica Edwards, 1877
Melitaea imitata Strecker, [1878]
Taxonomic Notes: Microtia elada (Hewitson, 1868), n. comb. (Zhang et al. 2021), was formerly in the the genus Texola.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2021. Genomics-guided refinement of butterfly taxonomy. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 9(3): 1-55.

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