Heads up: Some or all of the identifications affected by this split may have been replaced with identifications of Lycaena. This happens when we can't automatically assign an identification to one of the output taxa. Review identifications of Lycaena phlaeas 55655

Taxonomic Split 124224 (Committed on 09-03-2023)

Zhang et al. 2022 used genomic sequencing to determine that North American Lycaena hypophlaeas is a species distinct from Eurasian L. phlaeas. The several North American subspecies are transferred to hypophlaeas.

Zhang et al. 2022: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/62027644
Pelham catalog: http://butterfliesofamerica.com/US-Can-Cat.htm
MPG: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=4251

Added by treichard on 09 March, 2023 14:01 | Committed by treichard on 09 March, 2023
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