Stradomsky B.V.1, Yakovlev R.V.2 2018. Polyommatus fominae Stradomsky, 2005 and P. szabokyi Bálint, 1990 (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) — species of hybrid origin of P. icarus (Rottemburg, 1775) and P. icadius (Groum-Grshimaпlo, 1890). Part II // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.27. No.3: 297–298 [in English].
1 Rostov branch of Russian Entomological Society, PO Box 3318, 344092, Rostov-na-Donu, Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Altai State University, Lenina 61, 656049 Barnaul, Russia. E-mail: email@example.com
ABSTRACT. Studied specimens of the taxa fominae and szabokyi possess the gene Ef-1a characteristic of P. icarus. Specimens previously examined have a genetic mixture of two species: fominae — COI from P. icadius, ITS2 and Ef-1a from P. icarus; szabokyi — COI and ITS2 from P. icadius, Ef-1a from P. icarus. New data confirm that the taxa fominae and szabokyi are of hybrid origin with the sharing the parental species P. icarus and P. icadius.
KEY WORDS: hybrid, fauna, entomology, Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Polyommatinae.