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Plebejus fridayi F. Chermock, 1945
(Friday's Blue)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Plebejus Kluk, 1780

Zwierz. Hist. Nat. Pocz. Gospod. 4: 89-92, no. 148. Type-species: Papilio argus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 152, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(845): 224. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed Plebejus on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 705. This name has been spelled various ways; the spelling given in the Official List is the proper spelling by rule (Code Article 79.4.1). Bálint et al. (2001), Folia Entomol. Hung. 62: 177-184, discussed this issue.

 

Plebejus fridayi F. Chermock, 1945

Can. Entomol. 76(11): 215.

Original Combination: Plebeius melissa fridayi

Type Locality: “Mammouth [sic!], California” [Mammoth, Mono County]

Types: Location of holotype not known.

K. Davenport (2004), Tax. Rept. Int. Lepid. Surv. 5(1): 32, treated this as a species-level taxon.

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