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Agathymus mariae chinatiensis H. Freeman, 1964
(Mary's Giant-Skipper)

Type Specimens photo collection:

Pinned Specimens photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

Chinati Mts., Presidio Co., TX


(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Agathymus H. Freeman, 1959

Lepid. News 12(3/4): 82-83. Type-species: Megathymus neumoegeni W. H. Edwards, 1882, Papilio 2(2): 27-28, by original designation.


Agathymus mariae (W. Barnes & Benjamin, 1924)

Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 5(3): 100-101.

Original Combination: Megathymus mariae

Type Locality: “El Paso Texas”; defined as “Franklin Mountains, El Paso, El Paso Co., Texas” by H. Freeman (1969), J. Lepid. Soc. 23(suppl. 1): 45.

Types: Holotype in USNM.


Agathymus mariae chinatiensis H. Freeman, 1964

J. Lepid. Soc. 18(3): 172-173, pl. 1, 3rd row ♂ D&V, pl. 2, 3rd row ♀ D&V (holotype), pl. 3, figs. 2 ♂ genitalia, 7 ♀ genitalia, 12 cremaster.

Original Combination: Agathymus chinatiensis

Type Locality: “2.7 miles south of Shafter, Texas” [Presidio County]

Types: Holotype in AMNH.



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