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Atrytonopsis python (W. H. Edwards, 1882)
(Python 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 python (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(8): 139.

Original Combination: Pamphila Python

Type Locality: “Fort Grant and in Graham Mountains, Arizona” implied from the title of the paper. [Graham County]

Types: Holotype in CMNH; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 54, fig. 4 ♂ D (holotype), 5 ♀ V (paratype).

            =    margarita (Skinner, 1913)

Can. Entomol. 45(12): 426.

Original Combination: Pamphila margarita

Type Locality: “Jemez Springs, New Mexico” [Sandoval County]

Types: Syntypes (#7106) in ANSP; a “paratype” figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 54, fig. 12 ♂ D.



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