Euphilotes

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Euphilotes
Euphilotes battoides.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Subfamily: Polyommatinae
Tribe: Polyommatini
Genus: Euphilotes
(Mattoni, [1978])

Euphilotes is a genus of butterflies in the Lycaenidae family, which consists of a number of species found in western North America. Some of the species are endangered,[1] such as the Smith's blue, Euphilotes enoptes smithi.

Species[edit]

Listed alphabetically:[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service profile of Smith's blue butterfly
  2. ^ Euphilotes at Markku Savela's website on Lepidoptera
  3. ^ Euphilotes, DiscoverLife

External links[edit]