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Lycaena epixanthe michiganensis Rawson, 1948
(Bog Copper)

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(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 epixanthe (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (13): pl. 38, figs. 4 ♀ D, 5 ♂ V; (15): 127.

Original Combination: P[olyommatus] Epixanthe

Type Locality: “aux environs de New-Harmony- Indiana”; suggested to be “somewhere in New Jersey or the environs of Philadelphia” by Rawson (1948), J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 56(1): 58.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by Rawson (1948), ibid.

 

Lycaena epixanthe michiganensis Rawson, 1948

J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 56(1): 59-60.

Original Combination: Lycaena epixanthe michiganensis

Type Locality: “Proud Lake, Oakland County, Michigan”

Types: Holotype in USNM.

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