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Atrytonopsis loammi (Whitney 1876)
(Loamm's 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 loammi (Whitney, 1876)

Can. Entomol. 8(4): 76-77; figured by Skinner (1900), Entomol. News 11(4): pl. 2, fig. 27 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Lerema loammi

Type Locality: “Jacksonville, Fla.” [Duval County]

Types: Location of syntype(s) not known (ANSP or DCM?).

Scott (1986), Butts. N. Am.: 457, treated this as a subspecies of A. hianna.

            =    regulus (W. H. Edwards, 1881)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 9(1): 5.

Original Combination: Pamphila Regulus

Type Locality: “upper St. John's River, Orange Co., Florida” Calhoun (1997), Holarct. Lepid. 4(2): 43, suggested that this may be in modern Lake, Osceola or Seminole counties.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1987), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 113(1): 34-35, fig. 4 ♂ D&V.

            =    apostologica (Strand, 1921)

Archiv. Naturgesch. (A)86(7): 160-161.

Original Combination: Parnara apostologica

Type Locality: “Stemper, Fl.” [Hillsborough County, Florida]

Types: Holotype in DEI.



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