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Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius, 1793)
(Red-banded Hairstreak)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Calycopis Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 108, no. 12. Type-species: Rusticus poeas Hübner, [1811], Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [101], figs. 1, 2, 3, 4 (= Hesperia cecrops Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 270, no. 41; synonym), by original designation.

=    Calystryma W. D. Field, 1967

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 123(3611): 1-2. Type-species: Calystryma blora W. D. Field, 1967, Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 123(3611): 9-10, no. 3, pl. 1, figs. 5, 6, pl. 2, figs. 5, 6, figs. 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, by original designation.

=    Tergissima K. Johnson, 1988

Insecta Mundi 2(1): 30, figs. 1, 3C, 3H, 4E, 4F, 5C. Type-species: Tergissima mosconiensis K. Johnson, 1988, Insecta Mundi 2(1): 34, figs. 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 3Ca-b, 3H, 4E (= Thecla caulonia Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 567, 588; synonym), by original designation.

=    Femniterga K. Johnson, 1988

Insecta Mundi 2(1): 36, 38, figs. 2, 3D, 3G, 4A, 4B, 4E, 4F, 4G, 4H, 5D. Type-species: Femniterga notacastanea K. Johnson, 1988, Insecta Mundi 2(1): 38-39, figs. 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3D, 3G, 4A, 4G (= Thecla caulonia Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 587, 588; synonym), by original designation.

=    Serratofalca K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 14, figs. 6, 29, 30. Type-species: Thecla cerata Hewitson, 1877; Ill. diurn. Lepid., Lycaenidae 1(7): 191, no. 374, 2(7): pl. 76, figs. 607-608, by original designation.

=    Klaufera K. Johnson, 1991

Rep. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 15-16, figs. 7, 31, 32. Type-species: Thecla pisis Godman & Salvin, 1887, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(61): 84, no. 175; 3(65): pl. 57, figs. 24, 25, by original designation.

=    Gigantofalca K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 16, figs. 8, 33, 34, 35. Type-species: Gigantofalca stacya K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 17, figs. 8A, 8B, 33, 34, by original designation.

=    Distissima K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 14. Type-species: Distissima spenceri K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 18, figs. 9A, 9B, 36, 37, by original designation.

=    Serratoterga K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 19, figs. 10, 41, 42, 43. Type-species: Serratoterga larsoni K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 20, figs. 10A, 10B, 40, 41 (= Thecla pisis Godman & Salvin, 1887, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(61): 84, no. 175; 3(65): pl. 57, figs. 24, 25; synonym), by original designation.

=    Terminospinissima K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 21, figs. 11, 44, 45. Type-species: Terminospinissima serratissima K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 22, figs. 11, 44, 45 (= Thecla cissusa Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 589, 590; synonym), by original designation.

=    Furcovalva K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 22-23, figs. 12, 46, 47. Type-species: Furcovalva extensa K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 23-24, figs. 12A, 12B, 46, 47, by original designation.

=    Cyanodivida K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 24, figs. 13, 48, 49, 50, 5. Type-species: Cyanodivida fornoi K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 25, figs. 13A, 13B, 48, 49, by original designation.

=    Morphissima K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 26-27, figs. 14, 52, 53. Type-species: Morphissima scalpera K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 27, figs. 14B, 14C, 52, 53 (= Calycopis lerbela W. D. Field 1967, Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 119(3552): 12, figs. 6, 20f, 26, 57, 58, 59, 60; synonym), by original designation.

      =    ‡Fieldia K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 28, figs. 15, 54, 55. Type-species: Fieldia yungas K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 28-29, figs. 15B, 15C, 54, 55 (= Thecla caulonia Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 567, 588; synonym), by original designation. Preoccupied by Fieldia Niculescu, 1979, Revue vérviét. Hist. Nat. 36(1-3): 3.

=    Kroenleina K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 31, figs. 18, 60, 61, 62, 63. Type-species: Kroenleina panornata K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 32, figs. 18A, 18B, 60, 61, by original designation.

=    Antrissima K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 33, figs. 19, 64, 65, 66, 67. Type-species: Antrissima varicolor K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 33-34, figs. 19A, 19B, 64, 65 (= Thecla caulonia Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 567, 588; synonym), by original designation.

=    Reversustus K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 34-35, figs. 20, 68, 69, 70, 71. Type-species: Thecla puppius Godman & Salvin, 1887, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(61): 84 (footnote), by original designation.

=    Mercedes K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 36, figs. 21, 72, 73. Type-species: Thecla demonassa Hewitson, 1868, Descr. new Spec. Lycaenidae: 25, no. 53, by original designation.

=    Argentostriatus K. Johnson, 1991

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 37-38, figs. 22, 74, 75. Type-species: Thecla tamos Godman & Salvin, 1887, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(61): 79-80, no. 163, 3(60): pl. 52, figs. 16, 17, by original designation.

=    Profieldia K. Johnson, 1992

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (23): 12. Type-species: Fieldia yungas K. Johnson, 1991, Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 28-29, figs. 15B, 15C, 54, 55 (= Thecla caulonia Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 188; 2(7): pl. 75, figs. 567, 588; synonym), as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Fieldia K. Johnson, 1991, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

 

Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 270, no. 41; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 21, fig. 2.

Original Combination: H[esperia]. R[urales]. Cecrops

Type Locality: “Indiis”; suggested to be “one of the states along the eastern coast of the United States between Virginia and Georgia, and probably the latter” by W. D. Field (1967), Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 119(3552): 19; neotype from “Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia.”

Types: Neotype in USNM, designated by Robbins and Lamas (2006), J. Lepid. Soc. 60(2): 88.

            =    poeas (Hübner, [1811])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [101], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Rusticus armatus Poeas

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “Amer. sept. et Centr.” by W. F. Kirby (1908), in: P. Wytsman, Facsimile ed. Hübner Samml. exot. Schmett. 3(addit. notes): 71; subsequently suggested to be “one of the states along the eastern coast of the United States between Virginia and Georgia, and probably the latter” by W. D. Field (1967), Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 119(3552): 19.

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

            =    nivnix (K. Johnson, Eisele & MacPherson, 1990)

Bulletin of the Allyn Museum (130): 28-29, figs. 12B, ♀ D&V, 37 ♀ genitalia (holotype)

Original Combination: Strymon nivnix

Type Locality: “Cadenta (230A), Mendoza Province, 4-5000 ft.” apparently in error. [La Rioja, Argentina]

Types: Holotype in MNHP.

This taxon is a composite; Robbins and Lamas (2002), Revta. bras. Zool. 19(supl. 1): 202-203, excluded the genitalia and forewings from the holotype.

                         =    ‡”gottschalki” (A. Clark & L. Clark, 1938)

Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 51(1): 3.

Original Combination: Strymon cecrops ab. gottschalki

Type Locality: “Scout troop 54 Cabin, Fort Lewis Mountain, Roanoake County, Virginia”

Types: “Holotype” (#52256) in USNM; figured by A. Clark and L. Clark (1951), Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 116(7): frtspc., fig. 7 ♂ V.

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