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Calephelis arizonensis McAlpine, 1971
(Arizona Calephelis)

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

Genus Calephelis Grote & Robinson, 1869

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 2(3): 310-311. Type-species: Erycina virginiensis G. Gray, 1832, in Griffith, Cuvier's Anim. Kingd. 15(2): pl. 58, figs. 1, 1a (= Erycinia virginiensis Guérin-Méneville, [1832], Icon. Règne Anim. Cuvier (Ins.) 2(18): pl. 81, figs. 1, 1a; 3: 489 [1844]), by designation of I.C.Z.N. Opinion 755; the same Opinion placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 1694.

      =    ‡Lephelisca W. Barnes & Lindsey, 1922

Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 15(1): 93. Type-species: Erycinia virginiensis Guérin-Méneville, [1831], Icon. Règne Anim. Cuvier (Ins.) 2(18): pl. 81, figs. 1, 1a; 3: 489 [1844], by original designation. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 755 placed this name on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Names in Zoology as name no. 1774.

 

Calephelis arizonensis McAlpine, 1971

J. Res. Lepid. 10(1): 55-57, no. 16, fig. 9, no. 16 ♂ D&V (holotype), ♀ D&V, fig. 20, no. 16 ♂&♀ genitalia.

Original Combination: Calephelis arizonensis

Type Locality: “Brown Canyon, Baboquivari Mts., Pima Co., Arizona”

Types: Holotype in USNM.

Bibliography

Cassie, Brian, Jeffrey Glassberg, Ann Swengel and Guy Tudor. 2001. Checklist & English Names of North American Butterflies. Second Edition. Morristown, New Jersey; North American Butterfly Association: [iv] + 60 pp.

McAlpine, Wilbur S. 1971. A Revision of the Butterfly Genus Calephelis (Riodinidae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 10(1): 1-125, 26 figs. {Mar 1971} [description of Calephelis arizonensis]

Opler, Paul Alexander. 1999. (Illustrated by Amy Bartlett Wright). A Field Guide to Western Butterflies. Boston, New York; Houghton Mifflin Company, The Peterson Field Guide Series: xiv, [2], 540 pp., 44 pls., figs. & maps. {1999}

Scott, James A. 1986. Butterflies of North America, a Natural History and Field Guide. Stanford; Stanford University Press: xv + 583 pp., 64 pls., 71 figs. 2 tabs., maps {[26 Sep] 1986}

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