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Oeneis chryxus calais (Scudder, 1865)
(Chryxus Arctic)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


 

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

W Ontario, W to SASK 

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 chryxus (E. Doubleday, [1849])

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1): pl. 64, fig. 1 ♂ D [1849]; (2)(43): 383, no. 13 (Westwood, 1851).

Original Combination: Chionobas Chryxus

Type Locality: “Rocky Mountains”; defined as “Rock Lake, Alberta (53o 27'N, 118o 16'W)” by J. Shepard (1984), Quaest. Entomol. 20(1): 40-41.

Types: Lectotype (#3845) in BMNH, designated by J. Shepard (1984), Quaest. Entomol. 20(1): 42, figs. 5 ♀ D, 6 ♀ V.

=    altacordillera Scott, 2006

Papilio (n.s.) 12: 14-15, pl. 4 5th row left ♂ D&V (holotype), 5th row center left ♂ D, 5th row center right ♂ D.

Original Combination: Oeneis calais altacordillera

Type Locality: “Colorado: Sangre de Cristo Mts.: Baldy Peak 12,500', Custer Co.”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

 

Oeneis chryxus calais (Scudder, 1865)

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 5(2): 7-10, no. 3, fig.

Original Combination: Chionobas calais

Type Locality: “Albany River, Hudson's Bay”; corrected to “Rupert House, Hudson's Bay” by W. H. Edwards (1883), Can. Entomol. 15(3): 44, no. 9. A. Clark (1932), Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 81(11)(2934): 1-2, corroborated the type locality as stated by W. H. Edwards.

Types: Holotype in CMNH; figured by W. H. Edwards (1892), Butts. N. Am. 3(13): pl. Chionobas 2, figs. 5 ♀ D, 6 ♀ V, and W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 62, fig. ♀ D.

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