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Species   Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Glaucopsyche lygdamus lygdamus

(E. Doubleday, 1841)

Silvery Blue

costal plains of eastern USA,
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TL: USA (Ga)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus
nittanyensis

F. Chermock, 1945

Silvery Blue

apparently distinct from the
nominal subspecies in size,
maculation and habitat
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TL: USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 HT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

nittanyensis Chermock 1945 PT USA (Pa)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus mildredae

F. Chermock, 1945

Silvery Blue

TL: Canada (NS)


mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

mildredae Chermock 1945 PT Canada (NS)

Glaucopsyche lygdamus couperi

Grote, 1873

Silvery Blue

TL: Canada (Qc)


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Glaucopsyche lygdamus afra

(W. H. Edwards, [1884])

Silvery Blue

TL: Canada (Mb)


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Glaucopsyche lygdamus jacki

D. Stallings & Turner, 1947

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ks)


jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 HT USA (Ks)

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jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 HT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 AT USA (Ks)

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jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

jacki Stallings & Turner 1947 PT USA (Ks)

leussleri Gunder 1927 HT USA (Ne)

leussleri Gunder 1927 HT USA (Ne)

leussleri Gunder 1927 HT USA (Ne)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus oro

(Scudder, 1876)

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Co)


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Glaucopsyche lygdamus erico

R. Holland, 2011



TL: USA (NM)


erico Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

erico Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

Glaucopsyche lygdamus ruidoso

R. Holland, 2011



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ruidoso Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

ruidoso Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

ruidoso Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

ruidoso Holland 2011 OI USA (NM)

Glaucopsyche lygdamus
arizonensis

McDunnough, 1936

Silvery Blue

Hypothetical for Sonora,
requires confirmation

TL: USA (Az)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus
minipunctum

Austin, 1998

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Nv)


minipunctum Austin 1998 HT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 AT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

minipunctum Austin 1998 PT USA (Nv)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus
deserticola

Austin & J. Emmel, 1998

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Nv)


deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 HT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 HT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 HT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

deserticola Austin & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Nv)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus australis

F. Grinnell, 1917

Silvery Blue

Baja California Norte

TL: USA (Ca)

sinepunctata Comstock 1926 HT USA (Ca)

sinepunctata Comstock 1926 HT USA (Ca)

sinepunctata Comstock 1926 HT USA (Ca)

sinepunctata Comstock 1926 HT USA (Ca)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus maritima

(Weeks, 1902)

Silvery Blue

Baja California Sur

TL: Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 T Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 T Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 T Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 T Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 T Mexico (BCS)

maritima Weeks 1902 OI Mexico (BCS)

Glaucopsyche lygdamus
palosverdesensis

E. Perkins & J. Emmel, 1977

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ca)


palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel 1977 PT USA (Ca)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus sabulosa

J. Emmel, T. Emmel & Mattoon,
1998

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ca)


sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 HT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 HT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 HT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 AT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 AT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 AT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

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sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

sabulosa Emmel et al. 1998 PT USA (Ca)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus xerces

(Boisduval, 1852)

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ca)


xerces Boisduval 1852 LT USA (Ca)

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xerces Boisduval 1852 LT USA (Ca)

xerces Boisduval 1852 LT USA (Ca)

xerces Boisduval 1852 LT USA (Ca)

xerces Boisduval 1852 LT USA (Ca)

mertila Edwards 1866 HT USA (Ca)

mertila Edwards 1866 HT USA (Ca)

mertila Edwards 1866 HT USA (Ca)

intermedia Chermock 1929 HT USA (Ca)

intermedia Chermock 1929 AT USA (Ca)

intermedia Chermock 1929 AT USA (Ca)

intermedia Chermock 1929 AT USA (Ca)

xerces Boisduval 1852 TI USA (Ca)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus
pseudoxerces

J. Emmel & T. Emmel, 1998

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ca)


pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 HT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 HT USA (Ca)

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pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 AT USA (Ca)

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pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

pseudoxerces Emmel & Emmel 1998 PT USA (Ca)

Glaucopsyche lygdamus incognitus

Tilden, 1974

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Ca)


incognitus Tilden 1974 HT USA (Ca)

incognitus Tilden 1974 HT USA (Ca)

incognitus Tilden 1974 HT USA (Ca)

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus orcus

(W. H. Edwards, 1869)

Silvery Blue

TL: [USA (Nv)]


orcus Edwards 1869 T [USA (Nv)]

orcus Edwards 1869 T [USA (Nv)]

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Glaucopsyche lygdamus

(Sierra Nevada, high elevations
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Silvery Blue




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Glaucopsyche lygdamus columbia

(Skinner, 1917)

Silvery Blue

TL: USA (Wa)


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