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Eantis tamenund (W. H. Edwards, 1871)
(Northern Sicklewing, Sickle-winged Skipper)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

C & S Texas (further N as strays) to N Belize and Guatemala


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

  Genus Eantis Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: pl. 13 [=9B], fig. 6. Type-species: Urbanus thraso Hübner, [1807], Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [151], figs. 1-4, by monotypy. A. Warren (1996), Phylog. Rev. Skippers mithridates Spec. Group: 188 pp. and (2000), in: Llorente et al., Biodivers. Taxon. Biogeogr. Artrópod. Méx. 2: 553, placed our species in Eantis.


Eantis tamenund (W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 205, 215-216, no. 20.

Original Combination: Hesperia Tamenund

Type Locality: “near Waco, Texas”; suggested to be “probably close to Norse, Bosque County, Texas” by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 615.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 617, fig. 8 ♂ D&V.



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