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Article Title

On the Identity and Type Locality of Euphydryas editha (Lep. Rhop.)

Authors

J. McDunnough

Volume

35

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

2

Abstract

The recent receipt of a good number of Euphydryas forms in the editha group has led me to check up rather carefully on the identity of the parent form editha Bdv. and its so-called type locality, as given by Gunder in his Revision of the genus (1929, Pan Pacific Ent. VI, 1-8, Pis. I-XVI). On one of his maps (PI. 15) it is noted that editha is "typical in Kern Co." but with this statement I must emphatically disagree, and would venture the suggestion that the type-localities for editha Bdv. and rubicunda Hy. Edw. have been transposed and that typical editha should be looked for in Mariposa Co. and the adjacent regions, whilst the race in Kern Co. is more nearly approached to rubicunda than to anything else.

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