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Euphilotes enoptes (Boisduval, 1852) (Siskiyou segregate)
(Dotted Blue)

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Siskiyou Mts., NW CA, SW 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 enoptes (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 298-299, no. 36; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 237, figs. 1948 ♂ D&V, 1949 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Lycaena enoptes

Type Locality: “les lieux arides”; defined as “Hwy. 70 between Gansner Bar and Queen Lily Campground near Belden, North Fork Feather River, Plumas County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 15.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 15, figs. 78 ♂ D, 79 ♂ V. Male genitalia of this specimen figured by R. Williams (1918), Entomol. News 29(3): pl. 4.



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