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Calephelis wrighti W. Holland, 1930
(Wright’s Calephelis)

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Baja California, lower Colorado River drainage

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 wrighti W. Holland, 1930

Ann. Carnegie Mus. 20(1): 5-6; cited W. G. Wright (1905), Butts. W. Coast: pl. 28, figs. 303 ♂ [not ♀], 303a ♂ D&V (holotype).

Original Combination: Calephelis wrighti

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “near Mendocino” by W. G. Wright (1905) ibid.; defined as “the Coachella Valley” by J. A. Comstock (1935), Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 34(2): 148; subsequently suggested to be “oases in the deserts of Southern California, especially Riverside and San Diego Counties” by Tilden (1975), Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (118): 30.

Types: Holotype (#4357) in CAS.

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