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Speyeria hesperis  (W. H. Edwards, 1864)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 778001

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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 hesperis (W. H. Edwards, 1864)  
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                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis beani (W. Barnes and Benjamin, 1926)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis brico Kondla, Scott and Spomer, 1998  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis capitanensis R. Holland, 1988  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis chitone (W. H. Edwards, 1879)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis cottlei (J. A. Comstock, 1925)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis dodgei (Gunder, 1931)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis dorothea Moeck, 1947  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis electa (W. H. Edwards, 1878)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis elko Austin, 1984  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis greyi Moeck, 1950  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis hanseni J. Emmel, T. Emmel and Mattoon in T. Emmel, 1998  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis helena dos Passos and Grey, 1957  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis hesperis (W. H. Edwards, 1864)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis hutchinsi dos Passos and Grey, 1947  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis irene (Boisduval, 1869)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis lurana dos Passos and Grey, 1945  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis nausicaa (W. H. Edwards, 1874)  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis ratonensis Scott, 1981  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis schellbachi Garth, 1949  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis tetonia dos Passos and Grey, 1945  
                                                       Subspecies Speyeria hesperis viola dos Passos and Grey, 1945  

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  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   
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  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 hesperis   

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






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