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Polyommatus caeruleus Staudinger, 1871

Caspian blue argus

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Polyommatus caerulea Staudinger, 1871; Lycaena damon var.ab. caerulea Staudinger, 1871

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1981

Rediscovered on 23 July 2000 (Wiemers et al. 2009:16)

 

Distribution

Caspian area

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Karaçetin, E. and Welch, H. J. (2011). Red Book of Butterflies in Turkey. Ankara, Turkey: Do─ča Koruma Merkezi. Available from: [www.dkm.org.tr].

Wiemers, Martin, Keller, Alexander and Wolf, Matthias. (2009). ITS2 secondary structure improves phylogeny estimation in a radiation of blue butterflies of the subgenus Agrodiaetus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Polyommatus). BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 300.

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/18489/polyommatus-caeruleus-caspian-blue-argus

 

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