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Callophrys sheridanii lemberti Tilden, 1963
('Alpine' Sheridan's Hairstreak)

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

Genus Callophrys Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 80. Type-species: Papilio rubi Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 154, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 132, no. 202.


Callophrys sheridanii (W. H. Edwards, 1877)

In: Carpenter, Field & Forest 3(3): 48.

Original Combination: Thecla Sheridonii

Type Locality: “Big Horn Mountains...about 8000 elev.”; defined as “near Sheridan, Wyoming” by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 63. [Sheridan County, Wyoming]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 63, fig. 19 ♀ D&V.

The specific name is a patronym of Civil War General P. H. Sheridan as mentioned in the text, thus the emendation (Code Articles 19.2, 32.2.2, 33.2).


Callophrys sheridanii lemberti Tilden, 1963

J. Res. Lepid. 1(4): 292, 294, 296, fig. 2, bottom ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Callophrys lemberti

Type Locality: “West above Tioga Pass, Yosemite National Park, Calif....about 1 mile, where the Gaylor Lakes Trail reaches its highest point before dropping down to Gaylor Basin, thence southerly along the ridge to rock ou[t]crops, about two to three hundred yards” [Tuolumne County]

Types: Holotype in CAS.



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