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Apodemia p. palmerii (W. H. Edwards, 1870)
(Palmer’s Metalmark)

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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 palmerii (W. H. Edwards, 1870)

 

Apodemia palmerii palmerii (W. H. Edwards, 1870)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(2): 189, 195, no. 11; figured by W. H. Edwards (1883), Butts. N. Am. 2(11): pl. Lemonias 1, figs. 5 ♂ D, 6 ♂ V, 7 ♀ D, 8 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Lemonias Palmerii

Type Locality: “Utah”; suggested to be “Littlefield, Mohave Co., Arizona: 1846', T40N R15W, 36o 53' N/113o 56' W” by F. Brown (1967), J. Lepid. Soc. 21(2): 134; defined as “St. George, Washington Co., Utah” by F. Brown (1968), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 94(2): 121.

Types: Holotype in CMNH, figured by F. Brown (1968), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 94(2): fig. 3 ♂ D&V.

                   =    marginalis (Skinner, 1920)

Entomol. News 31(6): 175.

Original Combination: Lemonias palmeri marginalis n. var.

Type Locality: “Acme, California”

Types: Holotype (#7041) in ANSP; a paratype figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 64, fig. 1 ♂ D.

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