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Calephelis borealis (Grote & Robinson, 1866)
(Northern Metalmark)

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E OK, MO, IN to VA, local in New England

Synonymy

(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 borealis (Grote & Robinson, 1866)

Ann. N. Y. Lyc. Nat. Hist. 8: 351-352.

Original Combination: Nymphidia borealis

Type Locality: “New York State...near Upper Coldenham, Orange Co., N. Y., about nine miles west of Newburgh, on the Hudson”

Types: Location of type(s) not known, possibly in NYSM.

‡”geda” Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 102.

Original Combination: [Calephelis borealis] (= Geda) (Boisduval manuscript)

A manuscript name credited to Boisduval, listed in the synonymy of borealis without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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