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Apodemia mejicanus deserti W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
('Desert' Mexican Metalmark)

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Colorado Desert

Synonymy

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

Genus Apodemia C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865

Reise Novara Zool. (2): 302. Type-species: Lemonias mormo C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 3(9): 271, no. 19, by designation of Stichel (1911), in: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. 112(B): 285, 287.

=    Chrysobia Boisduval, 1869

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 52. Type-species: Chrysobia mormonia Boisduval, 1869, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 52 (= Lemonias mormo C. Felder & R. Felder, 1859, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 3(9): 271, no. 19; synonym), by original designation.

      =    ‡Polystigma Godman & Salvin, 1886

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 1(45): 469. Type-species: Chrysophanus nais W. H. Edwards, 1877, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 291-292, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Polystigma Kraatz, 1880, Dtsche. Entomol. Z. 24(2): 191.

 

Apodemia mejicanus (Behr, 1865)

 

Apodemia mejicanus mejicanus (Behr, 1865)

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. [1]3(12): 178, 179.

Original Combination: N[emeobius]. Mejicanus

Type Locality: “the Sierra Madre, in the neighborhood of Mazatlan” [Sinaloa, Mexico].

Types: Type(s) destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.

 

Apodemia mejicanus deserti W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1918

Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 4(2): 75, pl. 12, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Apodemia mormo deserti

Type Locality: “La Puerta Valley, S. Calif.” [San Diego County, California]

Types: Syntypes in USNM.

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