Category:Aricia icarioides

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 Synonyms
Lycaena icarioides Boisduval, 1852
Cupido icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)
Icaricia icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)
Plebejus icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)
DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumArthropoda • SubphylumHexapoda • ClassisInsecta • SubclassisPterygota • InfraclassisNeoptera • SuperordoEndopterygota • OrdoLepidoptera • FamiliaLycaenidae • SubfamiliaPolyommatinae • TribusPolyommatini • GenusAricia • Species: Aricia icarioides (Boisduval, 1852)

A. icarioides has been classified in at least four different genera since it was named by Boisduval in 1852. It started out in Lycaena, was transferred to Icaricia by Nabokov (Hodges et al. 1983), moved to Aricia by Bálint and Johnson (1997), merged with some other genera in the supergenus Plebejus by Gorbunov (2001), which was accepted by Opler & Warren (2003), however Lamas (2004) among others use Aricia. Besides all that, synonymy, subgenera, and subspecies vary considerably depending on the author. It's a mess.[1][2][3][4][5]