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Brephidium p. pseudofea (Morrison, 1873)
(Eastern Pygmy-Blue)

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

Genus Brephidium Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 123, no. 27. Type-species: Lycaena exilis Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 294, no. 29, by original designation.


Brephidium pseudofea (Morrison, 1873)

Opler and A. Warren (2002), Sci. Names List Butts. N. A.: 28, discussed the relationship between B. exilis and B. pseudofea, and the status of the taxon isophthalma (Herrich-Schäffer, 1862) as a subspecies of B. exilis.


Brephidium pseudofea pseudofea (Morrison, 1873)

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1(4): 186-187.

Original Combination: Lycaena pseudofea

Type Locality: “Key West, Florida” [Monroe County]

Types: Syntype (#15975) in MCZ, others may be in USNM.



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