Agriades franklinii

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Agriades franklinii, ♂, Labrador, Canada.
Agriades franklinii ♂, Arctic America, as Lycaena franklinii Curtis, from original description.
Taxonavigation: Papilioniformes 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsectio: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea
Series: Papilioniformes

Familia: Lycaenidae
Subfamilia: Polyommatinae
Tribus: Polyommatini
Genus: Agriades
Species: Agriades franklinii


Agriades franklinii (Curtis, 1835).

Type locality: Arctic America.

Holotype: not located.


  • Lycaena franklinii Curtis, 1835: 69, pl. A, figs 8,9.
  • ab. kohlsaati Gunder, 1932.
  • Plebeius aquilo var. lacustris Freeman, 1939.
  • Plebejus (Agriades) franklinii (Curtis); Bridges, 1988: II.86.
  • Polyommatus (Agriades) franklinii (Curtis); Bridges, 1994: VIII.36.
  • Plebejus (Agriades) glandon manitoba Lamas, 2008: 47. Replacement name for lacustris Freeman, 1939.


  • Bridges, C. A. 1994. Catalogue of the Family-Group, Genus-Group and Species-Group Names of the Riodinidae & Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) of the World. Bridges, Urbana, Illinois. BHL. reference page 
  • Curtis, J., 1835a. Order Lepidoptera. Pages 65-75, plate A, in Appendix of Sir John Ross, Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a Northwest Passage, and of a Residence in the Arctic Regions during the Years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. London, Webster xii+120+cii pp, 20 pls. BHL reference page 
  • Lamas, G. 2008. Twelve new species-group replacement names and further nomenclatural notes on Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 1848: 47-56. Abstract: [1]. reference page