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Boloria polaris  (Boisduval, 1828)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188576

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Polaris Fritillary [English]
    polar fritillary [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             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  
                                     FamilyNymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 – admirals, anglewings, brush-footed butterflies, checker-spots, crescent-spots, fritillaries, mourningclocks, purples, brushfoot butterflies, Brushfooted Butterflies  
                                        SubfamilyHeliconiinae Swainson, 1822 – Fritillaries, Heliconians  
                                           TribeArgynnini Swainson, 1833  
                                              SubtribeBoloriina B. Warren, dos Passos and Grey, 1946  
                                                 GenusBoloria Moore, 1900  
                                                    SubgenusBoloria (Clossiana) Reuss, 1920  
                                                       SpeciesBoloria polaris (Boisduval, 1828) – Polaris Fritillary, polar fritillary  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Boloria polaris polaris (Boisduval, 1828)  
                                                          Subspecies Boloria polaris stellata Masters, 1972  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)   
  Reference for: Boloria polaris, Polaris Fritillary [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Boloria polaris, polar fritillary [English]   
  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: Boloria polaris   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  






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