The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Plebejus saepiolus insulanus Blackmore, 1920

Vancouver Island breenish blue, Vancouver Island blue, Island blue

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1979 (GOIRIG, 2007:iv, 1, 3, 5, 8, 10)

 

Distribution

Vancouver Island (southern/southeastern), British Columbia, Canada

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Garry Oak Invertebrates Recovery Implementation Group. (2007). Recovery strategy for the Greenish Blue insulanus subspecies (Plebejus saepiolus insulanus) in British Columbia. Prepared for the B.C. Ministry of Environment, Victoria, BC. 13pp.

Hinchliff, J. (1994). An atlas of Oregon butterflies. The Evergreen Aurelians. Corvallis, OR. i–v, 1–176, base map.

Jones, L. (1951). An annotated check list of the Macrolepidoptera of British Columbia. Entomol. Soc. B.C. Occas. Pap. 1: i–v, i–ii, 1–148.

https://www.goert.ca/documents/SAR_manual/Plebejus_saepiolus.pdf

https://www.geog.ubc.ca/biodiversity/factsheets/pdf/Plebejus_saepiolus_insulanus.pdf

 

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