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Aglais urticae  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 778267

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Nymphalis urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
    Papilio urticae Linnaeus, 1758
 
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  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  
                                           TribeNymphalini Rafinesque, 1815  
                                              GenusAglais Dalman, 1816  
                                                 SpeciesAglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758)  
       

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  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   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Concerning North American records, Pelham (2008:431) notes of Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758), "Several individuals of this Palaearctic butterfly have been captured or photographed in our region [North America] (e.g., Scott and Wright 1972: 116, Glassberg, 1992, Zirlin and Ingraham, 1997, and Zirlin, 2002). It seems that this species is either an occasional accidental introduction or, less likely, a periodic vagrant"  
 

 

   

 
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