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Codatractus a. alcaeus (Hewitson, 1867)
(White-crescent Mottled-Skipper)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S Texas to Costa Rica

Synonymy

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

Genus Codatractus Lindsey, 1921

Bull. Labs. Nat. Hist. St. Univ. Iowa 9(4): 26. Type-species: Heteropia imitatrix Mabille, 1889, Naturaliste (2)3(49): 68, fig. 3 (= Telegonus imalena Butler, 1872, Lepid. Exot.: 109, pl. 40, fig. 1; synonym), as replacement name. Proposed to replace Heteropia Mabille, 1889, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

      =    ‡Heteropia Mabille, 1889

Naturaliste (2)3(49): 68. Type-species: Heteropia imitatrix Mabille, 1889, Naturaliste (2)3(49): 68 (= Telegonus imalena Butler, 1872, Lepid. Exot.: 109, pl. 40, fig. 1; synonym), by designation of E. Watson (1893), Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893(1): 22. Preoccupied by Heteropia Carter, 1886, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (5)18: 47.

 

Codatractus alcaeus (Hewitson, 1867)

 

Codatractus alcaeus alcaeus (Hewitson, 1867)

Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 3, no. 1; figured by Hewitson (1875), Ill. exot. Butts. 5(96): pl. Eudamus II [50], fig. 9 V.

Original Combination: Eudamus alcaeus

Type Locality: “Nicaragua”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

                   =    montezuma (Scudder, 1872)

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 70, no. 10.

Original Combination: T[hymele]. Montezuma

Type Locality: “Tehuantepec” [Oaxaca, Mexico]

Types: Syntype (#15317) in MCZ.

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