Ripart's anomalous blue

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Ripart's anomalous blue
Polyommatusripartii.jpg
figure from Seitz
Polyommatus ripartii.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Polyommatus
Species: P. ripartii
Binomial name
Polyommatus ripartii
(Freyer, 1830)
Synonyms
  • Polyommatus (Agrodiaetus) ripartii

Ripart's anomalous blue (Polyommatus ripartii) is a butterfly in the family Lycaenidae.

It is found in Southern Europe, Greece and the Balkans, Asia Minor and the Crimea, South-West Siberia, the Altai Mountains and Kazakhstan.

References[edit]

  • Vila R., Lukhtanov V.A., Talavera G., Gil-T F., Pierce N.E., 2010 "How common are dot-like distributions? Taxonomical oversplitting in western European Agrodiaetus (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) revealed by chromosomal and molecular markers.Biol. J. Linn. Soc. Lond 101:130-154 (2010) [1] Agrodiaetus galloi, Agrodiaetus exuberans, and Agrodiaetus agenjoi are shown to be local populations of Agrodiaetus ripartii and not endemic species with highly restricted distribution ranges.

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