Euphydryas

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Euphydryas
Baltimore Checkerspot.jpg
Euphydryas phaeton, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Nymphalinae
Tribe: Melitaeini
Genus: Euphydryas
Scudder, 1872

Euphydryas is a genus of Nymphalidae butterflies.

Species[1][edit]

Euphydryas species group:

Hypodryas species group [subgenus]:

Occidryas species group[subgenus]:

Eurodryas species group [subgenus]:

  • Euphydryas aurinia (Rottemburg, 1775) – marsh fritillary (= Euphydryas glaciegenita (Verity, 1928), as replacement name for Papilio merope de Prunner, 1798, nec Papilio merope Fabricius, 1775) types absent
  • Euphydryas provincialis (Boisduval, 1828) type unknown
  • Euphydryas orientalis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851) lectotype in the Zoologisches Museum an der Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
  • Euphydryas asiatica (Staudinger, 1881) lectotype in the Zoologisches Museum an der Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
  • Euphydryas sibirica (Staudinger, 1871) lectotype in the Zoologisches Museum an der Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
  • Euphydryas laeta (Cristoph, 1893) lectotype in the Zoologisches Museum an der Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin
  • Euphydryas desfontainii (Godart, 1819) – Spanish fritillary types unknown

References[edit]

Zimmermann, Marie; Niklas Wahlberg; Henri Descimon (May 2000). "Phylogeny of Euphydryas Checkerspot Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Based on Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Data". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 93 (3): 347–355. doi:10.1603/0013-8746(2000)093[0347:POECBL]2.0.CO;2. Retrieved 2008-06-22. 

  1. ^ Euphydryas at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

Further reading[edit]

  • Glassberg, Jeffrey Butterflies through Binoculars: The West (2001)
  • Guppy, Crispin S. and Shepard, Jon H. Butterflies of British Columbia (2001)
  • James, David G. and Nunnallee, David Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies (2011)
  • Pelham, Jonathan Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada (2008)
  • Pyle, Robert Michael The Butterflies of Cascadia (2002)

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