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Boloria frigga saga (Staudinger, 1861)
(Frigga Fritillary)

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(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Boloria Moore, 1900

Lepid. Ind. 4(48): 243-244. Type-species: Papilio pales [Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung eines syst. Werkes Schmett. Wiener Gegend: 177, no. 8, by original designation. The genus-level synonymy adopted herein is derived from Grey (1989), J. Lepid. Soc. 43(1): 2, Aubert et al. (1996), C. R. Acad. Sci. (Ser. 3) Sci. Vie 319(7): 647-651, and Simonsen (2005), Syst. Entomol. 30(4): 653-665.


selene group Gorbunov, 2001

Butts. Russia Class.: 195.


Boloria frigga (Thunberg, 1791)

Entomol. Sist. Ins. Svec. (2): 33-34.

Original Combination: Papilio Frigga P[apilio]. n[ymphalis]. ph[aleratus].

Type Locality: “Lapponiae sylvis”; lectotype from “Sweden: Lappland.”

Types: Lectotype in UZIU, designated by Karsholt and Nielsen (1986), Entomol. Scand. 16(4): 446.

            =    maritima Kardakoff, 1928

Entomol. Mitt. 17(4): 270. pl. 7, fig. 4.

Original Combination: Argynnis frigga maritima

Type Locality: “Primorye: Ternei Bay” [Russia]

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

            =    helvenacius Sedykh, 1977

Geogr. Aspect. Conserv. Flora Faun. NE Europ. USSR: 102.

Original Combination: B[oloria]. frigga subsp. nova helvenacius

Type Locality: “Polar Urals” [Polar Ural, Komi Republic, Russia]

Types: Syntypes possibly in ZIN.


Boloria frigga saga (Staudinger, 1861)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 22(10/12): 350, under no. 16.

Original Combination: [Argynnis Frigga] [var.] Saga

Type Locality: “Labrador” [Newfoundland and Labrador]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.



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