Boloria acrocnema

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Boloria acrocnema


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

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
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Heliconiinae
Tribus: Argynnini
Genus: Boloria
Species: Boloria acrocnema



  • Gall, L.F. & Sperling, F.A.H. 1980: A new high altitude species of Boloria from southwestern Colorado (Nymphalidae), with a discussion of phenetics and hierarchical decisions. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 34 (2): 230–252.
  • Britten, H.B., Brussard, P.F., & Murphy, D.D. 1994: The pending extinction of the Uncompahgre fritillary butterfly. Conservation Biology, 8: 86–94.
  • Britten, H.B. & Riley, L. 1994: Nectar source diversity as an indicator of habitat suitability for the endangered Uncompahgre fritillary, Boloria acrocnema (Nymphalidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 48 (3): 173–179. PDF


Black, S.H. & Vaughan, D.M. 2005: Species Profile: Boloria acronema. In Shepherd, M. D., D. M. Vaughan, and S. H. Black (Eds). Red List of Pollinator Insects of North America. CD-ROM Version 1 (May 2005). Portland, OR: The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Uncompahgre Fritillary