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Euphilotes stanfordorum Opler & A. Warren, 2009
(Stanfords' Blue)

Type Specimens
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Pinned Specimens
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

W Colorado, far NW New Mexico, possibly E Utah; on E. ovalifolium


(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. Butterflies (16): 209.


Euphilotes stanfordorum Opler & M. Fisher, 2009

Butterflies Colo. 4: 125-126, 132, top left ♂ D, top right ♂ V (holotype), 2nd left ♀ D, 2nd right ♀ V, 3rd left ♂ D, 3rd right ♂ V, 4th left ♀ D, 4th right ♀ V.

Original Combination: Euphilotes stanfordorum

Type Locality: “Colorado: Delta County, southwest of Hotchkiss”

Types: Holotype in CSUC



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