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Oeneis bore fordi dos Passos, 1949
(White-veined Arctic)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

W AK, Russian Far East

Synonymy

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

Genus Oeneis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 58. Type-species: Papilio norna Thunberg, 1791, Ins. Suec. (2): 36-37, pl. 2, figs. 11, [11a], by designation of Butler (1868), Entomol. Mon. Mag. 4(45): 196.

 

bore group Gorbunov, 2001

Butts. Russia Class.: 226.

 

Oeneis bore (Esper, 1789)

Die Schmett. 1(suppl.)(1)(3/4): 37-38, pl. 100, fig. 1 (1789); [7]: 76-79, pl. 108 (cont. 63), fig. 1 ♀ D&V [1798].

Original Combination: Papilio (Dan[aus]. Cand[idus].) Bore

Type Locality: “Lappland”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

The determination of Esper's publication dates by Heppner (1981), Arch. Nat. Hist. 10(2): 251-254, gave priority to Esper's description over that of Schneider (1792), Neu. Mag. Liebhaber Entomol. 4: 415, 445; 5: 585 (1793), which is often listed.

Ferris et al. (1983), Can. Entomol. 115(7): 838, and Scott (1986), Butts. N. Am.: 249-250, no. 130, suggested that taygete is conspecific with bore.

            =    fortunatus (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 214, no. 670.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. S[atyri]. Fortunatus

Type Locality: “Lapponia” [Lapland, Norway and Sweden]

Types: Syntypes in ZMUC.

E. Doubleday (1844), List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. Brit. Mus. 1: 123, was the first to consider this name a synonym of O. bore.

            =    crambis (Freyer, [1844])

Neuer Beitr. Schmett. 5(74): 99-100, no. 783, pl. 440, figs. 3 ♂ D&V, 4 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Hipparchia Crambis

Type Locality: “Lappland” [Lapland, Norway and Sweden]

Types: There may be syntypes in BMNH or ZSMC, or they may be lost.

This name has been employed in different ways in the past, but it is clear from the figures, type locality, description, and Freyer’s comparison with bore that this name belongs here.

 

Oeneis bore fordi dos Passos, 1949

Am. Mus. Novit. (1399): 12-16, figs. 9 ♂ D, 10 ♂ V (holotype); 11 ♀ D, 12 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Oeneis taygete fordi

Type Locality: “Kuskoquim River, Alaska”; suggested to be “Bethel, about 20 miles up the Kuskoquim River at the inland edge of the coastal tundra” by dos Passos (1949), Am. Mus. Novit. (1389): 11-12.

Types: Holotype in CMNH.

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