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Family LYCAENIDAE [Leach], [1815]   —   GOSSAMERWINGS
Subfamily Miletinae Reuter, 1896 (1886)   —   Harvesters

Feniseca tarquinius tarquinius

(Fabricius, 1793)

Harvester

 

Feniseca tarquinius novascotiae

McDunnough, 1935

Harvester

 
Subfamily Lycaeninae [Leach], [1815]   —   Coppers

Iophanus pyrrhias

(Godman & Salvin, 1887)

Guatemalan Copper

Chiapas and Guatemala

Lycaena phlaeas hypophlaeas

(Boisduval, 1852)

American Copper

 

Lycaena phlaeas feildeni

(M'Lachlan, 1878)

American Copper

coastal tundra in Nunavut, NWT,
YK, AK

Lycaena phlaeas arethusa

(Dod, 1907)

American Copper

 

Lycaena phlaeas weberi

Kohler, 2007

American Copper

 

Lycaena phlaeas arctodon

Ferris, 1974

American Copper

 

Lycaena phlaeas shields

Kemal & Kocak, 2007

American Copper

[alpestris is preoccupied]

Lycaena cupreus lapidicola

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Lustrous Copper

CA Sierra Nevada from Nevada to
Tulare-Inyo Cos.; similar in
White Mts.

Lycaena cupreus cupreus

(W. H. Edwards, 1870)

Lustrous Copper

[= artemisia], N CA, C-E OR, ID,
NE NV, MT, NW WY, N UT

Lycaena cupreus henryae

(Cadbury, 1937)

Lustrous Copper

BC, ALTA, N WA, NW MT

Lycaena cupreus snowi

(W. H. Edwards, [1881])

Lustrous Copper

S Rocky Mts. of SE WY, CO, N NM;
high Uinta and La Sal Mts., UT

Lycaena arota arota

(Boisduval, 1852)

Tailed Copper

 

Lycaena arota

(Boisduval, 1852) (C CA interior
Coast Range segregate)

Tailed Copper

 

Lycaena arota

(Boisduval, 1852) (Willamette
Valley segregate)

Tailed Copper

Willamette Valley, W Oregon

Lycaena arota virginiensis

(W. H. Edwards, 1870)

Tailed Copper

 

Lycaena arota nubila

(J. A. Comstock, 1926)

Tailed Copper

 

Lycaena arota schellbachi

(Tilden, 1955)

Tailed Copper

 

Lycaena hermes

(W. H. Edwards, 1870)

Hermes Copper

 

Lycaena editha vurali

Koçak, 1984

Edith's Copper

 

Lycaena editha obscuramaculata

Austin, 1989

Edith's Copper

 

Lycaena editha

(Mead, 1878) (NE Oregon
segregate)

Edith's Copper

[nr. editha], NE Oregon

Lycaena editha editha

(Mead, 1878)

Edith's Copper

 

Lycaena editha pseudonexa

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Edith's Copper

 

Lycaena xanthoides nigromaculata

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Great Copper

 

Lycaena xanthoides xanthoides

(Boisduval, 1852)

Great Copper

 

Lycaena xanthoides obsolescens

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Great Copper

 

Lycaena dione

(Scudder, 1868)

Gray Copper

 

Lycaena gorgon gorgon

(Boisduval, 1852)

Gorgon Copper

 

Lycaena gorgon micropunctata

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Gorgon Copper

 

Lycaena gorgon jacquelineae

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Gorgon Copper

 

Lycaena gorgon dorothea

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Gorgon Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus monachensis

K. Johnson & Balogh, 1977

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus incana

Austin, 1998

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus rubidus

(Behr, 1866)

Ruddy Copper

[= duofascies]

Lycaena rubidus perkinsorum

K. Johnson & Balogh, 1977

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus longi

K. Johnson & Balogh, 1977

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus sirius

(W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena rubidus ferrisi

K. Johnson & Balogh, 1977

Ruddy Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea heteronea

Boisduval, 1852

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea northi

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea submaculata

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea clara

Hy. Edwards, 1877

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea austin

Kemal & Kocak, 2007

Blue Copper

[rutila is preoccupied]

Lycaena heteronea rava

Austin, 1998

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea klotsi

W. D. Field, 1936

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea gravenotata

Klots, 1930

Blue Copper

 

Lycaena heteronea

Boisduval, 1852 (E base
Cascades- boldly spotted)

Blue Copper

[= nr. gravenotata], E base
Cascades far N CA, OR, far S WA

Lycaena hyllus

(Cramer, 1775)

Bronze Copper

 

Lycaena epixanthe epixanthe

(Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])

Bog Copper

 

Lycaena epixanthe phaedrus

(G. Hall, 1924)

Bog Copper

 

Lycaena epixanthe michiganensis

Rawson, 1948

Bog Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas claytoni

A. E. Brower, 1940

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas michuron

Scott, 2006

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas dorcas

W. Kirby, 1837

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas arcticus

(Ferris, 1977)

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas florus

(W. H. Edwards, [1884])

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas megaloceras

(Ferris, 1977)

Dorcas Copper

 

Lycaena dorcas castro

(Reakirt, 1866)

Dorcas Copper

[= sangremar]

Lycaena dospassosi

McDunnough, 1940

Dos Passos' Copper

 

Lycaena helloides

(Boisduval, 1852)

Purplish Copper

 

Lycaena nivalis nivalis

(Boisduval, 1869)

Lilac-bordered Copper

 

Lycaena nivalis

(Boisduval, 1869) (W Cascadian
segregate)

Lilac-bordered Copper

[nr. bichroma]

Lycaena nivalis bichroma

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Lilac-bordered Copper

 

Lycaena nivalis warnermontana

J. Emmel & Pratt, 1998

Lilac-bordered Copper

 

Lycaena nivalis

(Boisduval, 1869) (NE Oregon
segregate)

Lilac-bordered Copper

[nr. warnermontana]

Lycaena nivalis praetexta

Austin, 1998

Lilac-bordered Copper

 

Lycaena nivalis browni

dos Passos, 1938

Lilac-bordered Copper

 

Lycaena mariposa mariposa

(Reakirt, 1866)

Mariposa Copper

 

Lycaena mariposa

(Reakirt, 1866) (W Siskiyou
segregate)

Mariposa Copper

W Siskiyous, Josephine Co., OR

Lycaena mariposa charlottensis

(W. Holland, 1930)

Mariposa Copper

 

Lycaena mariposa penroseae

W. D. Field, 1938

Mariposa Copper

 
Subfamily Theclinae Swainson, 1831 (1820)   —   Hairstreaks
Tribe Theclini Swainson, 1831 (1820)   —   Hairstreaks

Hypaurotis crysalus crysalus

(W. H. Edwards, 1873)

Colorado Hairstreak

C & S CO, NM, far W TX, AZ, SON

Hypaurotis crysalus

(W. H. Edwards, 1873) (Mexican
segregate)

Colorado Hairstreak

NE Mexico (COAH, NL, DGO),
Oaxaca

Hypaurotis crysalus intermedia

Austin, 1998

Colorado Hairstreak

SE NV, SW UT

Hypaurotis crysalus citima

(Hy. Edwards, 1881)

Colorado Hairstreak

N UT; NW CO pops. intermediate
towards nominate

Habrodais grunus lorquini

W. D. Field, 1938

Golden Hairstreak

SW ORE (Siskiyous) to C CA Coast
Ranges

Habrodais grunus grunus

(Boisduval, 1852)

Golden Hairstreak

S CA & Sierra Nevada

Habrodais grunus herri

W. D. Field, 1938

Golden Hairstreak

Cascade Mountains, far S WA
(Skamania Co.), OR, N OR Coast
Range

Habrodais poodiae

J. Brown & Faulkner, 1982

Baja Hairstreak

Baja California (Sierra San
Pedro Martir)
Tribe Eumaeini E. Doubleday, 1847   —   Hairstreaks

Eumaeus childrenae

(G. Gray, 1832)

Great Cycadian

[= debora], E & S Mexico to
Honduras

Eumaeus godartii

(Boisduval, 1870)

White-tipped Cycadian

Costa Rica to W Ecuador

Eumaeus toxea

(Godart, [1824])

Mexican Cycadian

E & W Mexico to Nicaragua (S TX
as very rare stray)

Eumaeus atala

(Poey, 1832)

Atala

S FL, Bahamas, Cuba, Isla de
Juventud

Theorema eumenia

Hewitson, 1865

Tailed Cycadian

SE Mexico to Ecuador

Theorema sapho

(Staudinger, 1888)

Banded Cycadian

Panama to Ecuador

Paiwarria antinous

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)

Felders' Hairstreak

S Mexico (CHIS) to Colombia

Paiwarria umbratus

(Geyer, 1837)

Thick-tailed Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to Nicaragua

Brangas neora

(Hewitson, 1867)

Widespread Brangas

E & W Mexico to S Brazil

Brangas coccineifrons

(Godman & Salvin, 1887)

Black-veined Brangas

SE Mexico to Colombia

Brangas carthaea

(Hewitson, 1868)

Green-spotted Brangas

E Mexico to Ecuador

Brangas getus

(Fabricius, 1787)

Bright Brangas

SE Mexico to Guianas, Trinidad

Thaeides theia

(Hewitson, 1870)

Brown-barred Hairstreak

SE Mexico to Bolivia & SE Brazil

Enos thara

(Hewitson, 1867)

Thara Hairstreak

SE Mexico to Paraguay

Enos falerina

(Hewitson, 1867)

Falerina Hairstreak

S Mexico (CHIS) to…

Lamasina draudti

(Lathy, 1926)

Draudt's Hairstreak

[= godmani], Guatemala to
Colombia

Lamasina ganimedes

(Cramer, 1775)

Ganimedes Hairstreak

Panama to Amazonas, Guianas

Evenus regalis

(Cramer, 1775)

Regal Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to Amazonas

Evenus coronata

(Hewitson, 1865)

Crowned Hairstreak

S Mexico (CHIS) to Ecuador

Evenus batesii

(Hewitson, 1865)

Bates’ Hairstreak

[= teresina], SE Mexico to
Colombia, Brazil

Evenus candidus

(H. H. Druce, 1907)

Candid Hairstreak

Panama to Amazonas

Evenus temathea

(Hewitson, 1865)

Timid Hairstreak

Panama to Guianas

Atlides halesus halesus

(Cramer, 1777)

Great Blue Hairstreak

SE USA to New England

Atlides halesus corcorani

Clench, 1942

Great Blue Hairstreak

W OR, CA, SW USA, NW, NE & E
Mexico

Atlides halesus cynara

(Godman & Salvin, 1887)

Great Blue Hairstreak

C Mexico to Oaxaca

Atlides gaumeri

(Godman, 1901)

White-tipped Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to Panama

Atlides polybe

(Linnaeus, 1763)

Black-veined Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to N Argentina

Atlides inachus

(Cramer, 1775)

Spying Hairstreak

[= carpophora], SE Mexico to C
Brazil

Atlides atys

(Cramer, 1779)

Atys Hairstreak

[= scamander], Panama to
Amazonas

Atlides bacis

(Godman & Salvin, 1887)

Bacis Hairstreak

Belize, Panama to Peru

Atlides carpasia

(Hewitson, 1868)

Jeweled Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to Honduras

Atlides rustan

(Stoll, 1790)

Rustan Hairstreak

SE Mexico to C Brazil

Arcas imperialis

(Cramer, 1775)

Imperial Arcas

SE Mexico to Guianas, Bolivia, S
Brazil

Arcas delphia

Nicolay, 1971

Nicolay's Arcas

Costa Rica to Colombia

Arcas splendor

(H. H. Druce, 1907)

Splendid Arcas

Costa Rica to Colombia

Arcas gozmanyi

Bálint, 2006

Gozmány’s Arcas

Costa Rica to Colombia

Arcas cypria

(Geyer, 1837)

Mexican Arcas

E & W Mexico to Colombia

Pseudolycaena marsyas

(Linnaeus, 1758)

Marsyas Hairstreak

Panama and Trinidad-Tobago to
Argentina

Pseudolycaena cybele

(Godman & Salvin, 1896)

St. Vincent Hairstreak

St. Vincent

Pseudolycaena damo

(H. Druce, 1875)

Sky-blue Hairstreak

E & W Mexico to Colombia and W
Ecuador