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Cyllopsis pyracmon henshawi (W. H. Edwards, 1867) (Typical form)
(Nabokov’s Satyr)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:

Live Adults photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

SE AZ, SW NM, NW Mexico


(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 pyracmon (Butler, [1867])

Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1866(3): 499-500, no. 118; figured by Butler (1867), Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1867(1): pl. 11, fig. 10 ♂ V .

Original Combination: Euptychia pyracmon

Type Locality: “Oajaca (Mexico)” [Oaxaca]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.


Cyllopsis pyracmon henshawi (W. H. Edwards, 1876)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 205; figured by W. H. Edwards (1887), Butts. N. Am. 3(2): pl. Neonympha 1, figs. 5 ♂ D, 6 ♂ V, 7 ♀ D, 8 ♀ V; a mixed series (see C. pertepida dorothea below).

Original Combination: Euptychia Henshawi

Type Locality: “Arizona and New Mexico”; lectotype from “Ariza”; suggested to be “vicinity of Camp Lowell” by F. Brown (1964), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 90(4): 331. [Pima County, Arizona]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by Nabokov (1943), Psyche 49(3/4): 79; figured by F. Brown (1964), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 90(4): fig. 1 ♀ D&V.

                   =    nabokovi L. Miller, 1974

Bull. Allyn Mus. (20): 48-50, figs. 106 ♂ D, 107 ♂ V (holotype); 108 ♀ D, 109 ♀ V, 110 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Cyllopsis pyracmon nabokovi

Type Locality: “Arizona: Cochise Co.: Ramsey Canyon, Huachuca Mtns.”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.



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