Neonympha mitchellii francisci Parshall and Kral, 1989

St. Francis’ satyr, Saint Francis' satyr

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1992

 

Distribution

North Carolina, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Parshall, D. K. and Kral, T. W. (1989). A new subspecies of Neonympha mitchellii (French) (Satyridae) from North Carolina. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 43(2):114-119.

 

Other references:

Aschehoug ET, Sivakoff FS, Cayton HL, Morris WF, Haddad NM. (2015). Habitat restoration affects immature stages of a wetland butterfly through indirect effects on predation. Ecology 96(7): 1761-1767.

Cayton H, Haddad NM, Ball B, Henry E, Aschehoug E. Habitat restoration as a recovery tool for a disturbance-dependent butterfly, the endangered St. Francis’ satyr. Butterfly Conservation in North America: Springer; 2015. p. 147–59.

Haddad, Nick, M. (2018). Resurrection and resilience of the rarest butterflies. PLoS Biol 16(2): e2003488.

Kuefler D, Haddad NM, Hall S, Hudgens B, Bartel B, Hoffman E. Distribution, population structure, and habitat use of the endangered St. Francis’ satyr butterfly, Neonympha mitchellii francisci. American Midland Naturalist. 2008;159:298–320.

Milko LV, Haddad NM, Lance SL. Dispersal via stream corridors structures populations of the endangered St. Francis’ satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii francisci). Journal of Insect Conservation. 2012;16(2):263–73.

Refsnider R. Emergency rule to list Mitchell’s satyr as endangered. In: USFWS, editor. Federal Register 1991. p. 28825–8.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Francis%27_satyr

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13255/neonympha-mitchellii-francisci-saint-francis

 

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