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Atrytonopsis h. hianna (Scudder, 1868)
(Dusted Skipper)

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

Genus Atrytonopsis Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(157): 497. Type-species: Hesperia deva W. H. Edwards, 1877, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 292, by original designation.


Atrytonopsis hianna (Scudder, 1868)


Atrytonopsis hianna hianna (Scudder, 1868)

Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 11: 382-383, no. 92; figured by Scudder (1889), Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 3(12): pl. 10, figs. 31 ♂ D&V, 32 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Hesperia Hianna

Type Locality: “Quincy and Dorchester, Mass.” [Quincy is in Norfolk County]

Types: Syntypes (#15334) in MCZ.

                   =    grotei (Plötz, 1882)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 44(1-3): 54, no. 360; cited unpublished pl. 360 (pl. 573 in BMNH).

Original Combination: [Hesperia] Grotei

Type Locality: “Union” [United States]

Types: Type(s) may be in ZSMC or lost.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 143, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.



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