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Euphilotes battoides allyni  (Shields, 1975)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117240

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Shijimiaeoides battoides allyni Shields, 1975
 
  Common Name(s): El Segundo blue [English]
 
    El Segundo blue Butterfly [English]
 
    'El Segundo' Square-spotted Blue [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               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  
                                                 SpeciesEuphilotes battoides (Behr, 1867) – Square-spotted Blue  
                                                    SubspeciesEuphilotes battoides allyni (Shields, 1975) – El Segundo blue, El Segundo blue Butterfly, 'El Segundo' Square-spotted Blue  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Produced by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Names Committee, and available online (with corrections) at http://www.naba.org/pubs/checklst.html (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)   
  Reference for: Euphilotes battoides allyni, 'El Segundo' Square-spotted Blue [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Euphilotes battoides allyni   
       
  Source: Stoetzel, M. B., 1989, database (version 1.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: El Segundo blue[English]   
       
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-12/09, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Euphilotes battoides allyni, El Segundo blue Butterfly [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  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 battoides allyni   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: As of 14 December 2009, the 'El Segundo blue Butterfly' (Euphilotes battoides allyni) is listed as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act  
 

 

   

 
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