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Celastrina neglectamajor Opler & Krizek, 1984
(Appalachian Azure)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Celastrina Tutt, 1906

Entomol. Rec. & J. Var. 18(5): 131. Type-species: Papilio argiolus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 483, no. 153, by original designation.

      =    ‡Cyaniriodes Matsumura, 1919

Thous. Ins. Japan, Addit. 3: 736. Type-species: Lycaena ogasawarensis Pryer, 1886, Rhop. nihon. (1): 10-11, no. 24,, pl. 2, fig. 13, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Cyaniriodes de Nicéville, 1890, Butts. India Burmah Ceylon 3: 33.

=    Maslowskia M. M. Omelko & M. A. Omelko, 1984

In: Kononenko et al., Fauna Ekol. Ins. Far East: 25. Type-species: Lycaenopsis filipjevi N. Riley, 1934, Entomol. 67(851): 85-86, pl. 1, figs. 1-6. Kurentsov (1974), Zoogeogr. Far East: 92, is frequently considered to have described this genus (e.g., Korshunov and Ivonin (1990), in: Zolatarenko, Nov. Maloizvest. Vidy Faun. Sib. 22: 77-78); however, Kurentsov mentioned this name without a description; a nomen nudum.

 

Celastrina neglectamajor Opler & Krizek, 1984

Butts. East Great Plains: 117-118, pl. 18, fig. 106.

Original Combination: Celastrina neglectamajor

Opler and Krizek adopted Celastrina argiolus pseudargiolus summer form neglecta-major Tutt, 1908, to represent a species-level taxon, with the same data (Code Articles 10.2, 45.5.1).

                   =    ‡”neglectamajor” Tutt, 1908

Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2(19): 407; cited W. H. Edwards (1884), Butts. N. Am. 2(12): 5 [319], pl. Lycaena 2, figs. 8 ♂ D (lectotype), 9 ♀ D, 9a ♀ V.

Original Combination: [Celastrina argiolus pseudargiolus [summer form] neglecta-major

Type Locality: Not stated; lectotype from “Coalburgh, West Virginia.” [Kanawha County]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by Pavulaan and D. Wright (2000), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 2(5): 11, figs. 20 ♂ D, 21 ♂ V.

As a quadrinomial, this name is unavailable (Code Article 45.5).

                   =    ‡”obsoletalunulata” Tutt, 1908

Nat. Hist. Brit. Butts. 2: 426-427; cited W. H. Edwards (1884), Butts. N. Am. 2(12): 10 [324], pl. Lycaena 2, fig. 22 ♀ V.

Original Combination: [Celastrina argiolus pseudargiolus] ab. obsoleta-lunulata

Type Locality: “eastern United States”

Types: “Lectotype” in CMNH, designated by Pavulaan and D. Wright (2000), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 2(5): 11, fig. 24 ♀ V.

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