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Euphydryas chalcedona  (E. Doubleday, 1847)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 778054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Variable Checkerspot [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                     FamilyNymphalidae Rafinesque, 1815 – admirals, anglewings, brush-footed butterflies, checker-spots, crescent-spots, fritillaries, mourningclocks, purples, brushfoot butterflies, Brushfooted Butterflies  
                                        SubfamilyNymphalinae Rafinesque, 1815 – True Brushfoots  
                                           TribeMelitaeini Newman, 1870  
                                              SubtribeEuphydryina Higgins, 1976  
                                                 GenusEuphydryas Scudder, 1872  
                                                    SubgenusEuphydryas (Euphydryas) Scudder, 1872  
                                                       SpeciesEuphydryas chalcedona (E. Doubleday, 1847) – Variable Checkerspot  
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                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona chalcedona (E. Doubleday, 1847) – 'Chalcedon' Variable Checkerspot 
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona corralensis T. Emmel and J. Emmel, 1973  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona dwinellei (Hy. Edwards, 1881)  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona hennei Scott, 1981  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona kingstonensis T. Emmel and J. Emmel, 1973  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona klotsi dos Passos, 1938  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona macglashanii (Rivers, 1888)  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona olancha (W. G. Wright, 1905)  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona sierra (W. G. Wright, 1905)  
                                                          Subspecies Euphydryas chalcedona trinitina Baughman and Murphy, 1998  
       

 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: Euphydryas chalcedona, Variable Checkerspot [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: Euphydryas chalcedona   
       

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

 

   

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