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Lycaena heteronea  Boisduval, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 777797

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Blue Copper [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  
                                     FamilyLycaenidae [Leach], 1815 – blues, coppers, gossamer-winged butterflies, hairstreaks, harvesters, Gossamer-wing Butterflies  
                                        SubfamilyLycaeninae [Leach], 1815 – Coppers  
                                           TribeLycaenini [Leach], 1815  
                                              GenusLycaena [Fabricius], 1807  
                                                 SubgenusLycaena (Chalceria) Scudder, 1876  
                                                    SpeciesLycaena heteronea Boisduval, 1852 – Blue Copper  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea clara Hy. Edwards, 1877  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea gravenotata Klots, 1930  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea heteronea Boisduval, 1852  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea klotsi W. D. Field, 1936  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea northi J. Emmel and Pratt in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea rava Austin in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea rutila Austin in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       SubspeciesLycaena heteronea submaculata J. Emmel and Pratt in T. Emmel, 1998  

  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: Lycaena heteronea, Blue Copper [English]   
  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: Lycaena heteronea   

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






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