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  • Entomology 206394 MCZ Entomology
  • Plebejus samuelis
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype of Lycaeides melissa samuelis
  • London
  • North America: Canada: Ontario
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-14)
Identifications
Plebejus samuelis (Nabokov, 1944)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus samuelis
Identified by Rod Eastwood on 2014-04-04
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Plebejus melissa samuelis (Nabokov, 1944)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Plebejus melissa samuelis
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: L. melissa ssp. samuelis Nabokov ♀
Lycaeides melissa samuelis Nabokov, 1944
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Polyommatinae Polyommatini Lycaeides melissa samuelis
Identified by Vladimir Nabokov on 1944-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
 
Nabokov (1944), Psyche 50(3-4):87-99
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Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Canada
State/Province: Ontario
Specific Locality: London
Verbatim Locality: Canada; certainly London
Locality Remarks: Vladimir Nabokov, not the original collector, provided later locality of "certainly London."
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-14)
Collectors
Saunders
Identifiers
additional number: Unknown:577
type number: 26704
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Female
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: Adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: S. H. Scudder Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Paratype certainly London V. N. [Collector very likely to be William Wilson Saunders. Locality inferred from Vladimir Nabokov's label, not original label.]
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