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Callophrys eryphon purpurascens (Austin & J. Emmel, 1998)
(Western Pine Elfin)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Callophrys Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 80. Type-species: Papilio rubi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 154, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 132, no. 202.

 

Callophrys eryphon (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 290, no. 21; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 236, fig. 19254 ♀ D&V (lectotype).

Original Combination: Thecla eryphon

Type Locality: “Californie” implied from the title of the paper; defined as “Hwy 70 at Soda Creek, E. Branch North Fork Feather River Canyon, Plumas County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 11.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 11, figs. 27 ♀ D, 28 ♀ V.

 

Callophrys eryphon purpurascens (Austin & J. Emmel, 1998)

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (42): 508, figs. 31 ♂ D, 32 ♂ V (holotype); 33 ♀ D, 34 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Incisalia eryphon purpurascens

Type Locality: “California: Humboldt County, Samoa”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

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