The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Philotes sonorensis extinctis Mattoni, 1991

Disappeared Sonoran blue

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1968 or earlier

 

Distribution

Southern California, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Mattoni, R.H.T. (1991). An unrecognized, now extinct, Los Angeles area butterfly (Lycaenidae). Journal of the Research on the Lepidoptera 28: 297-309.

 

Other references:

NatureServe. 2011. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available https://www.natureserve.org/explorer (Accessed: September 18, 2011).

 

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