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Cyllopsis g. gemma (Hübner, [1809])
(Eastern Gemmed-Satyr)

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

Genus Cyllopsis R. Felder, 1869

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 19: 474. Type-species: Cyllopsis hedemanni R. Felder, 1869, Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 19: 474, no. 29, by monotypy.


Cyllopsis gemma (Hübner, 1818)


Cyllopsis gemma gemma (Hübner, 1818) (1793)

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [2]. figs. 7 ♂ D, 8 ♂ V [1809]; 8, no. 4 (1818, name given).

Original Combination: Neonympha Gemma

Type Locality: “Georgien”

Types: Type(s) probably lost

This taxon was described earlier by Hübner (1808), Erste Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett.: 3, [8], nos. 7, 8 (as Oreas gemma), but that work was suppressed by I.C.Z.N. Opinion 789.

                   =    cornelius (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 220-221, no. 689; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 49, fig. 2.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. S[atyri]. Cornelius

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

This name is a nomen oblitum.



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