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''Euphilotes'' is a genus of butterflies in the family Lycaenidae, which consists of a number of species found in western North America. Some of the species are endangered, such as the Smith's blue butterfly, Smith's blue, ''Euphilotes enoptes smithi''.


Species

Listed alphabetically:''Euphilotes''
DiscoverLife * ''Euphilotes ancilla'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918) – Rocky Mountain dotted blue * ''Euphilotes battoides'' (Behr, 1867) – square-spotted blue or buckwheat blue * ''Euphilotes baueri'' (Shields, 1975) – Bauer's dotted-blue * ''Euphilotes bernardino'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916) – Bernardino blue or Bernardino dotted-blue * ''Euphilotes centralis'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917) * ''Euphilotes ellisi'' (Shields, 1975) – Ellis dotted-blue * ''Euphilotes enoptes'' (Boisduval, 1852) – dotted Blue * ''Euphilotes glaucon'' (Edwards, 1871) synonym of ''Euphilotes battoides'' * ''Euphilotes intermedia'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917) – intermediate dotted-blue INVALID * ''Euphilotes mojave'' (Watson & Comstock, 1920) – Mojave dotted-blue * ''Euphilotes pallescens'' (Tilden & Downey, 1955) – pale blue, pallid dotted-blue or pallid blue * ''Euphilotes rita'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916) – Rita blue or desert buckwheat blue * ''Euphilotes spaldingi'' (Barnes & McDunnough, 1917) – Colorado-Plateau blue


See also

*Carbonera Creek *Maritime coast range ponderosa pine forest


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Taxonomy tree for genus ''Euphilotes''''Euphilotes''
Butterflies and Moths of North America Euphilotes, Butterflies of North America Lycaenidae genera {{Polyommatini-stub