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Speyeria zerene  (Boisduval, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 201285

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Zerene Fritillary [English]
  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  
                                        SubfamilyHeliconiinae Swainson, 1822 – Fritillaries, Heliconians  
                                           TribeArgynnini Swainson, 1833  
                                              SubtribeArgynnina Swainson, 1833  
                                                 GenusSpeyeria Scudder, 1872  
                                                    SpeciesSpeyeria zerene (Boisduval, 1852) – Zerene Fritillary  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene behrensii (W. H. Edwards, 1869) – Behren's silverspot Butterfly 
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene bremnerii (W. H. Edwards, 1872)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene gloriosa Moeck, 1957  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene gunderi (J. A. Comstock, 1925)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene hippolyta (W. H. Edwards, 1879) – Oregon silverspot Butterfly 
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene malcolmi (J. A. Comstock, 1920)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene monticola (Behr, 1863)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene myrtleae dos Passos and Grey, 1945 – Myrtle's silverspot Butterfly 
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene picta (McDunnough, 1924)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene platina (Skinner, 1897)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene puntareyes J. Emmel and T. Emmel in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene sinope dos Passos and Grey, 1945  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene sitka Hammond, Harry and McCorkle, 2001  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene sonomensis J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria zerene zerene (Boisduval, 1852)  

  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: Speyeria zerene, Zerene Fritillary [English]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Speyeria zerene   
  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: Speyeria zerene   

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






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