Euphydryas chalcedona perdiccas Baker, 1881:80

Island checkerspot, Variable checkerspot

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Melitæ Perdiceas Baker, 1881:80 (original combination)

 

Invalid (synonym of Euphydryas colon)

 

Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

 

Distribution

Vancouver Island (souther), Canada

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Edwards, W. H. (1881). Synoptic table of lepidoptera. Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 3(9): 80-81.

 

Other references:

W. H. Edwards (1881). Bull. Brooklyn Entomol. Soc. 3(11): 97. [emandation of 'perdiceas' to 'perdiccas']

Ferris, Clifford D. (1989). Supplement to: A catalogue/checklist of the butterflies of America north of Mexico. The Lepidopterists' Society Memoir No.3: vii + 1-103.

Lilley, P., N. Page, and J. Heron. (2009). Surveys for Taylor’s Checkerspot and Other Butterfly Species at Risk on Southeastern Vancouver Island (2009). Report prepared for B.C. Ministry of Environment by Raincoast Applied Ecology. 16 pp. + appendices.

 

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