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Lycaena phlaeas weberi Kohler, 2007

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Lycaena phlaeas weberi Kohler, 2007: 10-12.
Type locality: USA, Montana: Liberty County: north slope of Mount Royal, East Butte, Sweet Grass Hills, from the summit (6914┤) down slope (north) to the saddle (6300┤) between Mount Royal and Mount Brown
Type: Holotype : in coll. BYU

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:


Subspecies weberi is known only from around the type locality on the north slope of Mt. Royal in northern Montana. Here it lives in a height of about 2000 m a.s.l.

Worth knowing:


Kohler, S. 2007. A description of a new subspecies of Lycaena phlaeas (Lycaenidae: Lycaeninae) from Montana, United States, with a comparative study of Old and New World populations. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey 7(1): 1-20, 56 figs.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2016.09.29
Kurz Michael: 2016.10.03
not reviewed