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Species Callophrys dumetorum - Lotus Hairstreak - Hodges#4301

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Lycaenidae (Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters)
Subfamily Theclinae (Hairstreaks)
Tribe Eumaeini
Genus Callophrys
Species dumetorum (Lotus Hairstreak - Hodges#4301)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Previously called C. perplexa, but see Scott et al. 2012.
Includes the following subspecies ((1)):
superperplexa J. Emmel , T. Emmel & Mattoon, 1998 (status tentative, may be conspecific with sheridanii (1) )
perplexa W. Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
oregonensis Gorelick, [1970]
Internet References
Butterflies of America page with photos of pinned, and live specimens of the three subspecies, as well as habitat photos.
Works Cited
1.A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada
Jonathan P. Pelham. 2008. The Lepidoptera Research Foundation, Inc.