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  • Entomology 214245 MCZ Entomology
  • Lycaena nivalis
  • partial animal: wings (envelope); partial animal: body (ethanol: -80°C)
  • Donner Pass
  • North America: United States: California: Nevada/Placer
  • 06/26/1992
Lycaena nivalis Boisduval, 1869
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Lycaeninae Lycaenini Lycaena nivalis
Identified by Arthur Shapiro
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: California
County: Nevada/Placer
Specific Locality: Donner Pass
Verbatim Locality: North American, USA, California: Placer Co./Nevada Co.; Donner Pass, 7000 ft.
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 7000 to 7000 ft
Collecting Date: 06/26/1992
D. L. Miller
D. L. Stern
Arthur Shapiro
[no agent data]
Sarah Maunsell
specimen code: AS-92-Z081
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
partial animal: body (ethanol: -80°C) good in collection 1
partial animal: wings (envelope) good in collection 1 Wings separated from body on 2017-06-23 by Sarah Maunsell.
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins