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Burnsius communis

Burnsius communis
Chadron, Dawes County, Nebraska, USA
June 28, 2019

What are the thoughts concerning
changing these to genus Burnsius?

I think they should be
There are many other butterfly taxonomy changes that I would support as well, as it makes sense to me for BugGuide to follow the Pelham catalogue instead of its own taxonomy.

When I mentioned to Charley Eiseman that he might consider changing his page for Common or White Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus Common or White Checkered Skipper) to Burnsius because BAMONA, MPG, and iNaturalist were using Burnsius, he recommended that I post to

I have just done so and hope the commenters here will share their expertise on that forum.


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