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Euphilotes c. centralis (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
(Central Dotted-Blue)

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Larval Foodplants: Eriogonum jamesii Benth.


(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 centralis (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)

Pratt and J. Emmel (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 222-223, treated this as a species-level taxon.


Euphilotes centralis centralis (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)

Contrib. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 3(4): 215, pl. 16, figs. 7 ♂ D (holotype), 8 ♂ V.

Original Combination: [Philotes glaucon] [race] centralis

Type Locality: “Salida, Colo.” [Chaffee County, Colorado]

Types: Holotype in USNM.



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