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Poladryas Bauer, 1975
Poladryas Bauer, 1975; , TS: Melitaea pola Boisduval
Poladryas, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Poladryas (Melitaeini) ; Higgins, 1981, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43 (3) : 166
Poladryas (Chlosynina) ; [Wahlberg]
Poladryas ([I]) ; [NL4A, 254]

Poladryas minuta (Edwards, 1861)
Colorado, Mexico, .... See [About maps] Dotted Checkerspot
Melitaea minuta Edwards, 1861; Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 13: 161, TL: Texas
?Melitaea pola Boisduval, 1869
Poladryas minuta, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Poladryas minuta, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Poladryas minuta, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Poladryas minuta, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Melitaea minuta ; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 675
Schoenis minuta ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 19
?Poladryas pola ; Higgins, 1981, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43 (3) : 166 (name)
Poladryas minuta ; Higgins, 1981, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43 (3) : 166 (name); [NACL, #4515]; [BOW: pl. 14, f. 20]; [Opler]; [NL4A, #2097]

Larva on Penstemon [NAB]

Texas Melitaea approximata Strecker, 1900; Lep. Rhopal. Het., Suppl. 3 : 23, TL: Texas
= ; [NL4A, #2097a]
Lemonias approximata ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 18
Poladryas minuta minuta ; [NL4A, #2097a]
P. m. arachne (Edwards, 1869)
Colorado Arachne Checkerspot
Melitaea arachne Edwards, 1869; Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 2 : 372, TL: Colorado
= Poladryas minuta ; [Wahlberg]
ab. gunderiae (Holland, 1930) (Melitaea); , TL: Colorado
= ; [NL4A, #2097b]
Poladryas arachne, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Poladryas arachne, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Poladryas arachne, Butterflies of Southeastern Arizon [Bruce Walsh]
Schoenis arachne ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 19
Poladryas arachne ; Higgins, 1981, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43 (3) : 166 (name); [NACL, #4514]; [Opler]
Poladryas minuta arachne ; [NL4A, #2097b]

Larva on Penstemon [NAB]

P. m. nympha (Edwards, 1884)
Arizona, New Mexico Melitaea nympha Edwards, 1884; Papilio 4 (3) : 53, TL: Arizona
Melitaea arachne ab. skinneri Oberthür, 1923; , TL: New Mexico
= ; [NL4A, #2097d]
Melitaea pola var. arachne ab. polingi Gunder, 1926; , TL: Arizona
= ; [NL4A, #2097d]
Poladryas arachne nympha, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Poladryas arachne nympha, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Melitaea nympha ; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 676
Schoenis nympha ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 19
Poladryas arachne nympha ; [NACL, #4514b]
Poladryas minuta nympha ; [NL4A, #2097d]
?P. m. monache (Comstock, 1918)
Melitaea monache Comstock, 1918
Poladryas arachne monache ; [NACL, #4514a]
P. m. gilensis (Holland, 1930)
Arizona Melitaaea gilensis Holland, 1930; , TL: Arizona
Poladryas minuta gilensis ; [NL4A, #2097c]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BOA]
Interactive Listing of American Butterflies; Listado Interactivo de la Mariposas Americanas; Butterflies of America
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[ILMB]
Interactive Listing of Mexican Butterflies
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[NAB]
Pyle, 1981; Field Guide to North American Butterflies, National Audubon Society; ISBN 0-394-51914-0
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea
[Opler]
Opler & Warren, 2003 (April); Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico.
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Dyar, 1903
A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 1-723
Edwards, 1861
Descriptions of certain Species of Diurnal Lepidoptera found within the limits of the United States and of British America. - No. [1]-3 Proc. Acad. nat. Sci. Philad. 13: 160-164 (1861), 14: 54-58, 221-226 (1862)
Edwards, 1869
Descriptions of new species of diurnal Lepidoptera found within the United States Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 2 : 369-376
Edwards, 1884
Description. of new species of butterflies mostly from Arizona Papilio 4 (3) : 53-58
Godman & Salvin, [1901]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. (1887-1901) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 1-782, 3: pl. 1-112
Higgins, 1981
A revision of Phyciodes Hübner and related genera, with a review of the classification of the Melitaeinae Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43 (3) : 77-243, f. 1-490,124a,125a
Strecker, 1900
Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres and Heteroceres, indigenous and exotic Lep. Rhopal. Het., Suppl. 3 : 13-37,38


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