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Euphilotes columbiae (Mattoni, 1954) (C Oregon segregate)
(Columbian Blue)

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Ochoco Mts, also W Jefferson Co., OR


(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.


enoptes complex Pratt & J. Emmel, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (16): 209.


Euphilotes columbiae (Mattoni, 1954)

Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 53(3): 162-163, no. 3, pl. 43, figs. 7 ♂ D (holotype), 11 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Philotes enoptes columbiae

Type Locality: “Columbia River near Brewster, Okanogan Co., Wash.” [Washington]

Types: Holotype in USNM.

A. Warren (2005), Butts. Ore.: 182-184, treated this as a species-level taxon.



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