Oeneis jutta - (Hübner, [1806])
Jutta Arctic
Other English Common Names: Jutta arctic
Taxonomic Status: Accepted
Related ITIS Name(s): Oeneis jutta (Hübner, 1806) (TSN 188557)
French Common Names: nordique des tourbières
Unique Identifier: ELEMENT_GLOBAL.2.111174
Element Code: IILEPP1090
Informal Taxonomy: Animals, Invertebrates - Insects - Butterflies and Moths - Butterflies and Skippers
 
Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus
Animalia Mandibulata Insecta Lepidoptera Nymphalidae Oeneis
Genus Size: C - Small genus (6-20 species)
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Concept Reference
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Concept Reference: Opler, P. A., and A. D. Warren. 2002. Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. 79 pp.
Concept Reference Code: B02OPL01EHUS
Name Used in Concept Reference: Oeneis jutta
Conservation Status
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NatureServe Status

Global Status: G5
Global Status Last Reviewed: 14Jun2016
Global Status Last Changed: 01Sep1998
Ranking Methodology Used: Ranked by inspection
Rounded Global Status: G5 - Secure
Reasons: Widespread in relatively inaccessible areas, but no infor- mation on abundance. Ssp reducta has very restricted range, probably T3 or higher priority.
Nation: United States
National Status: N5 (01Sep1998)
Nation: Canada
National Status: N5 (14Jun2016)

U.S. & Canada State/Province Status
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United States Alaska (SNR), Colorado (S1), Idaho (S4), Maine (S4), Michigan (S4?), Minnesota (S4), Montana (S5), New Hampshire (S3S4), New York (S1), Utah (SNR), Vermont (S1), Wisconsin (S4S5), Wyoming (SNR)
Canada Alberta (S4), British Columbia (S5), Labrador (SNR), Manitoba (S4), New Brunswick (S4), Newfoundland Island (SNR), Northwest Territories (S4S5), Nova Scotia (S3), Nunavut (S4), Ontario (S4), Prince Edward Island (S1), Quebec (S5), Saskatchewan (S4), Yukon Territory (S5)

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NatureServe Global Conservation Status Factors

Range Extent: >2,500,000 square km (greater than 1,000,000 square miles)
Range Extent Comments: Holarctic; in North America, Alaska and most of sub-Arctic Canada, south in Rockies to Utah and Colorado, and to N. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Maine. Also in northern Eurasia.

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Distribution
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Global Range: (>2,500,000 square km (greater than 1,000,000 square miles)) Holarctic; in North America, Alaska and most of sub-Arctic Canada, south in Rockies to Utah and Colorado, and to N. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Maine. Also in northern Eurasia.

U.S. States and Canadian Provinces

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Endemism: occurs (regularly, as a native taxon) in multiple nations

U.S. & Canada State/Province Distribution
United States AK, CO, ID, ME, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, UT, VT, WI, WY
Canada AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

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U.S. Distribution by County Help
State County Name (FIPS Code)
CO Boulder (08013)*, Eagle (08037)*, Grand (08049)*, Summit (08117)*
NY Essex (36031), Franklin (36033), St. Lawrence (36089)
VT Essex (50009)
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
U.S. Distribution by Watershed Help
Watershed Region Help Watershed Name (Watershed Code)
01 Upper Connecticut (01080101)+, Passumpsic (01080102)+
04 Oswegatchie (04150302)+, Grass (04150304)+, Raquette (04150305)+, St. Regis (04150306)+, Saranac River (04150406)+
10 St. Vrain (10190005)+*
14 Colorado headwaters (14010001)+*, Blue (14010002)+*, Eagle (14010003)+*
+ Natural heritage record(s) exist for this watershed
* Extirpated/possibly extirpated
Ecology & Life History
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Basic Description: Butterfly, Nymphalidae.
Non-Migrant: N
Locally Migrant: N
Long Distance Migrant: N
Palustrine Habitat(s): Bog/fen
Terrestrial Habitat(s): Tundra, Woodland - Conifer
Habitat Comments: Usually black spruce bogs, moist taiga, moist tundra; dry lodgepole pine woodland from Colorado north to Alberta and British Columbia. Usually very near and often perching on trunks of conifers.
Adult Food Habits: Nectarivore
Immature Food Habits: Herbivore
Food Comments: ERIOPHORUM SPISSUM, CAREX GEYERI, C. CONCINNA; other sedges and grasses may be used.
Phenology Comments: Biennial in most of Canada. See Layberry (et al., 1998) for schedule.
Economic Attributes Not yet assessed
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Management Summary Not yet assessed
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Population/Occurrence Delineation
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Use Class: Not applicable
Minimum Criteria for an Occurrence: Eastward and elsewhere as appropriate use the bog, fen and marsh lepidoptera Specs. Farther north and in some western areas use the standard Specs for the genus.
Separation Justification: See those for the appropriate Specs group.
Population/Occurrence Viability
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U.S. Invasive Species Impact Rank (I-Rank) Not yet assessed
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Authors/Contributors
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NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Edition Date: 19Apr1989
NatureServe Conservation Status Factors Author: Opler, P.A.
Element Ecology & Life History Edition Date: 06Oct2000
Element Ecology & Life History Author(s): OPLER, P.A.; SCHWEITZER, D.F.

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References
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  • Klassen,P.,Westwood, A.R., Preston. W.B. and W.B. McKillop. 1989. The butterflies of Manitoba. Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature. Winnipeg. 290 pp.

  • Layberry, R.A., P.W. Hall, and J.D. LaFontaine. 1998. The Butterflies of Canada. University of Toronto Press: Toronto, Canada. 280 pp. + color plates.

  • Opler, P. A., and A. D. Warren. 2002. Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. 79 pp.

  • Pelham, J. P. 2008. A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature. The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera. Volume 40. 658 pp. Revised 14 February, 2012.

  • Pohl, G.R., J. Landry, B. C. Schmidt, J.D. Lafontaine, J.T. Troubridge, A.D. Macaulay, E.J. Van Neiukerken, J.R. DeWaard, J.J. Dombroskie, J. Klymko, V. Nazari, and K. Stead. 2018. Annotated Checklist of the Moth and Butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Pensoft Publishers. Bulgaria. 580 pp.

  • Pohl, G.R.  J-F. Landry, B.C. Schmidt, J.D. Lafontaine, J.T. Troubridge, A.D. Macaulay, E.van Nieukerken, J.R. deWaard, J.J. Dombroskie, J. Klymko, V. Nazari and K. Stead. 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Pensoft Publishers. 580 pp.

  • Pyle, Robert Michael. 1981. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. 915 pp.

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