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Euphilotes bernardino inyomontana Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998
(Bernardino Blue)

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

Genus Euphilotes Mattoni, [1978]

J. Res. Lepid. 16(4): 224-225. Type-species: Lycaena enoptes Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 298, no. 36, by original designation.


battoides complex Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 216.


Euphilotes bernardino (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)

Shields and Reveal (1988), Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 33(1): 87-88, fig. 1, tbl. 1, Mattoni (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 176, and other recent authors treated this as a species-level taxon.

Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 3(2): 116, pl. 11, figs. 9 ♂ D, 11 ♂ V, 13 ♀ D; ♂ genitalia figured by W. Barnes and McDunnough (1917), Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 3(4): pl. 17, fig. 4.

Original Combination: [Philotes battoides] race bernardino

Type Locality: “Camp Baldy, S. Bernardino Mts.”; corrected to “San Gabriel Mts.” by Shields (1977), J. Res. Lepid. 16(1): 48. [San Bernardino County, California]

Types: Syntypes in USNM; a “paratype” figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 66, fig. 37 ♂ V.

=    ‡”baldyensis” Gunder, 1925

Entomol. News 36(1): 3, no. 2, pl. 1, fig. M ♀ V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Philotes battoides var. bernardino ab. ♀ baldyensis

Type Locality: “Camp Baldy, San Bernardino County, California”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH; figured by J. A. Comstock (1927), Butts. Calif.: pl. 55, fig. 32 ♀ V.


Euphilotes bernardino inyomontana Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 223-224, figs. 55 ♂ D, 56 ♂ V (holotype); 57 ♀ D, 58 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Euphilotes bernardino inyomontana

Type Locality: “California: Inyo Co.; Panamint Range, S end; ridge just above Wood Canyon, 1,500-1,700 m elev., 1.3 km NNW of Manly Peak”

Types: Holotype in LACM.



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