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Oeneis chryxus  (E. Doubleday, 1849)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 188555

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Chryxus Arctic [English]
    chryxus arctic [English]
    nordique orange [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               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  
                                        SubfamilySatyrinae Boisduval, 1833 – Satyrs  
                                           TribeSatyrini Boisduval, 1833  
                                              SubtribeSatyrina Boisduval, 1833  
                                                 GenusOeneis Hübner, 1819  
                                                    SubgenusOeneis (Oeneis) Hübner, 1819  
                                                       SpeciesOeneis chryxus (E. Doubleday, 1849) – Chryxus Arctic, chryxus arctic, nordique orange  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus altacordillera Scott, 2006  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus calais (Scudder, 1865)  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus caryi Dyar, 1904  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus chryxus (E. Doubleday, 1849) – 'Brown' Chryxus Arctic 
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus ivallda (Mead, 1878) – 'California' Chryxus Arctic 
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus stanislaus Hovanitz, 1937  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus strigulosa McDunnough, 1934  
                                                          Subspecies Oeneis chryxus valerata Burdick, 1958  

  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 (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)   
  Reference for: Oeneis chryxus, Chryxus Arctic [English]   
  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: chryxus arctic[English], nordique orange [French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Oeneis chryxus   
  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   
  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: Oeneis chryxus   

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






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