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euphilotes battoides allyni

Euphilotes battoides allyni

Euphilotes battoides allyni NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

ITIS Reports — ITIS (the Integrated Taxonomic Information System) is a source for authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.emerges during summer when the flowers of its host plant, seacliff buckwheat (Eriogonum parviflorum), open. As with all species in the genus Euphilotes, the El Segundo Blue spends virtually its entire life cycle in intimate association with the flowerheads

FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video. The El Segundo blue (Euphilotes battoides allyni) is a rare subspecies of the square-spotted blue butterfly. It is endemic to a small dune ecosystem in Southern California that used to be a community called Palisades del Rey, close to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In 1976 it became a federally designated endangered species. This butterfly’s habitat has been substantially reduced due to urban development and invasive plants, and it now exists as a handful of populations restricted to coastal dunes

Detailed information
Full Name: El Segundo Blue butterfly (Euphilotes battoides allyni)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Insects
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 06/08/1976 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the El Segundo Blue butterfly, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the El Segundo Blue butterfly, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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