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Lycaena dospassosi McDunnough, 1940
(Dos Passos' Copper)

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Synonymy

(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Lycaena [Fabricius], 1807

In: Illiger Mag. f. Insektenk. 6: 285, no. 32. Type-species: Papilio phlaeas Linnaeus, 1761, Fauna Svecica (ed. 2): 285, no. 1078, by designation of J. Curtis (1824), Brit. Entomol. 1(3): pl. 12, [1]. American species in this genus were reviewed by Pratt and D. Wright (2003), Pan-Pac. Entomol. 78(4): 219-229.

 

Lycaena dospassosi McDunnough, 1940

Can. Entomol. 72(7): 130-131.

Original Combination: Lycaena dorcas v. dosPassosi

Type Locality: “Bathurst, N. B.” [New Brunswick]

Types: Holotype (# 5092) in CNC.

Layberry et al. (1998), Butts. Can.: 126, elevated this taxon to the species-level.

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