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Chlorostrymon maesites (Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)
(Amethyst Hairstreak)

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

Genus Chlorostrymon Clench, 1961

In: P. Ehrlich and A. Ehrlich, How Know Butts.: 179, 189. Type-species: Thecla telea Hewitson, 1868, Descr. new Spec. Lycaenidae: 4-5, no. 10, by original designation.


Chlorostrymon maesites (Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 18(11/12): 165, no. 7.

Original Combination: [Thecla] maesites

Type Locality: “Cuba” implied from the title of the paper.

Types: Location of type(s) not known.



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