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Euphilotes glaucon oregonensis (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)
(Glaucon 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 glaucon (W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Mattoni (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 175, suggested that this may be a species-level taxon. A. Warren (2005), Butts. Ore.: 173-176, described patterns of geographic variation in this species in Oregon.

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 205, 210, no. 9.

Original Combination: Lycaena Glaucon

Type Locality: “Nevada”; defined as “Storey County, Nevada” by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(3): 406-407; further defined as “near Virginia City, Storey Co., Nevada” by Shields (1975), Bull. Allyn Mus. (28): 21.

Types: Lectotype in AMNH, designated by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(3): 409, fig. 22 ♂ D&V.


Euphilotes glaucon oregonensis (W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1917)

Contrib. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 3(4): 214, pl. 16, figs. 1 ♂ D (holotype), 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D.

Original Combination: [Philotes glaucon] [race] oregonensis

Type Locality: “Crater Lake, Oregon” [Klamath County]

Types: Holotype in USNM; a paratype figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 66, fig. 36 ♂ V.



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