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Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus  Austin and J. Emmel in T. Emmel, 1998
Taxonomic Serial No.: 707478

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s): Carson wandering Skipper [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SuperfamilyHesperioidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyHesperiidae Latreille, 1809 – Skippers  
                                        SubfamilyHesperiinae Latreille, 1809 – Grass-Skippers  
                                           TribeHesperiini Latreille, 1809  
                                              GenusPseudocopaeodes Skinner and R. Williams, 1923  
                                                 SpeciesPseudocopaeodes eunus (W. H. Edwards, 1881) – Alkali Skipper  
                                                    SubspeciesPseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus Austin and J. Emmel in T. Emmel, 1998 – Carson wandering Skipper  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-12/09, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Reference for: Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus, Carson wandering Skipper [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Austin, George T., and John F. Emmel / Emmel, Thomas C., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: New subspecies of butterflies (Lepidoptera) from Nevada and California   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics of western North American Butterflies   
  Page(s): 501-522   
  Publisher: Mariposa Press   
  Publication Place: Gainesville, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9655370-2-1   
  Reference for: original description   
  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: Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus   

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



  Comment: As of 14 December 2009, the 'Carson wandering Skipper' (Pseudocopaeodes eunus obscurus) is listed as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act  



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