Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Plebejus icarioides  (Boisduval, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 777926

(Download Help) Plebejus icarioides TSN 777926

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Icaricia icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)
 
  Common Name(s): Boisduval's Blue [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                     FamilyLycaenidae [Leach], 1815 – blues, coppers, gossamer-winged butterflies, hairstreaks, harvesters, Gossamer-wing Butterflies  
                                        SubfamilyPolyommatinae Swainson, 1827 – Blues  
                                           TribePolyommatini Swainson, 1827  
                                              GenusPlebejus Kluk, 1780  
                                                 SubgenusPlebejus (Icaricia) Nabokov, 1945  
                                                    SpeciesPlebejus icarioides (Boisduval, 1852) – Boisduval's Blue  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides albihalos (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides argusmontana (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides atascadero (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides austinorum (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides blackmorei W. Barnes and McDunnough, 1919  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides buchholzi dos Passos, 1938  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides eosierra (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides evius (Boisduval, 1869)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides fenderi Macy, 1931  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides fulla (W. H. Edwards, 1870)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides helios (W. H. Edwards, 1871)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides inyo (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides lycea (W. H. Edwards, 1864)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides missionensis Hovanitz, 1937 – 'Mission' Boisduval's Blue 
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides montis Blackmore, 1923  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides moroensis Sternitzky, 1930  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides panamintina (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides parapheres (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides pardalis (Behr, 1867)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides pembina (W. H. Edwards, 1862)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides pheres (Boisduval, 1852)  
                                                       Subspecies Plebejus icarioides santana (J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Plebejus icarioides, Boisduval's Blue [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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  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: Plebejus icarioides   
       

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

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment:    
 

 

   

 
 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met
 
LOADING...
 

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN
In:  Kingdom    


Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar