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Autochton cincta (Plötz, 1882)
(Chisos Banded-Skipper)

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W Texas to Guatemala


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

Genus Autochton Hübner, 1823

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 13. Type-species: Autochton itylus Hübner, 1823, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 13, pl. [44], figs. 249, 250, by monotypy.

      =    ‡Cecrops Hübner, 1818

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 30. Type-species: Cecrops zarex Hübner, [1818], Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 30, no. 92, pl. [32], figs. 183, 184, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Cecrops Leach, 1816, Ency. Brit. Suppl. to 4th -6th eds. 1(2): 405.

=    Cecropterus Herrich-Schäffer, 1869

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23(9): 131. Type-species: Cecrops zarex Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 30, no. 92, pl. [32], figs. 183, 184, as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Cecrops Hübner, [1818], preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

=    Rhabdoides Scudder, 1889

Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 3(12): 1854. Type-species: Eudamus cellus Boisduval & Le Conte [1837], Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (25): pl. 73, 4 figs., by monotypy.


Autochton cincta (Plötz, 1882)

Berl. Entomol. Z. 26(2): 261, no. 9; cited unpublished pl. 232.

Original Combination: [Cecropterus] Cincta

Type Locality: “Oaxaca” [Mexico]

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

Species-genus gender conformation is cinctus.

            =    rotundatus (Mabille, 1883)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 27(c.r.)(31): liii.

Original Combination: Telegonus rotundatus

Type Locality: “America meridionali”

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.



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