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Apyrrothrix araxes arizonae (Godman & Salvin, 1893)
('Arizona' Araxes Skipper)

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SE AZ, SW NM, W TX (local), SON, CHIN, NL, TAMPS, SLP

Synonymy

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

Genus Apyrrothrix Lindsey, 1921

Bull. Labs. Nat. Hist. St. Univ. Iowa 9(4): 15-16. Type-species: Erycides araxes Hewitson, 1867, Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 2, by original designation. The generic arrangement follows Mielke (2002), Revta. bras. Entomol. 19(1):217-228.

 

*57.      Apyrrothrix araxes (Hewitson, 1867)

Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 2, no. 2.

Original Combination: Erycides Araxes

Type Locality: "Mexico”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    cyrillus (Plötz, 1879)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 40(10-12): 529, no. 38; cited unpublished pl. 1251.

Original Combination: [Pyrrhopyga] [sic!] Cyrillus

Type Locality: “Oaxaca” [Mexico]

Types: Holotype (#4926) in ZMHB.

 

Apyrrothrix araxes arizonae (Godman & Salvin, 1893)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(107): 253, under no. 12.

Original Combination: Pyrrhopyge arizonae

Type Locality: “Arizona...the neighborhood of Fort Grant” [Graham County]

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

This was treated as a species-level taxon by Burns and Janzen (2001), J. Lepid. Soc. 55(1): 38; a status questioned by Opler and A. Warren (2002), Sci. Names List Butts. N. A.: 3.

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