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Euphilotes  Mattoni, 1978
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117237

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyPapilionoidea Latreille, 1802 – butterflies, papillons  
                                     FamilyLycaenidae [Leach], 1815 – blues, coppers, gossamer-winged butterflies, hairstreaks, harvesters, Gossamer-wing Butterflies  
                                        SubfamilyPolyommatinae Swainson, 1827 – Blues  
                                           TribePolyommatini Swainson, 1827  
                                              GenusEuphilotes Mattoni, 1978  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Euphilotes ancilla (W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1918)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes battoides (Behr, 1867) – Square-spotted Blue 
                                                 Species Euphilotes baueri (Shields, 1975)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes bernardino (W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1916)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes centralis (W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1917)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes columbiae (Mattoni, 1954)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes ellisii (Shields, 1975)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes enoptes (Boisduval, 1852) – Dotted Blue 
                                                 Species Euphilotes glaucon (W. H. Edwards, 1871)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes mojave (F. Watson and W. Comstock, 1920)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes pallescens (Tilden and Downey, 1955)  
                                                 Species Euphilotes rita (W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1916) – Rita Blue 
                                                 Species Euphilotes spaldingi (W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1917) – Spalding's Blue 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Euphilotes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pelham, Jonathan P.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40   
  Page(s): xiv + 658   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-4324   
  Notes: As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead   
  Reference for: Euphilotes   

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