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Euphyes b. bimacula (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
(Two-spotted Skipper)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Euphyes Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 80. Type-species: Hesperia metacomet T. Harris, 1862, Ins. injur. Veget. (3rd ed.): 317 (= Hesperia vestris Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10: 317; subspecies), by original designation. Shuey (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 160-172, discussed relationships between the various species and groups in this genus.

 

vestris group Shuey, 1993

J. Lepid. Soc. 47(4): 271, 272.

 

Euphyes bimacula (Grote & Robinson, 1867)

 

Euphyes bimacula bimacula (Grote & Robinson, 1867)

Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. New York 8: 433-434.

Original Combination: Hesperia bimacula

Type Locality: “Atlantic District. (Philadelphia!)”

Types: Holotype may be in NYSM.

                   =    acanootus (Scudder, 1868)

Proc. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 11: 381-382, no. 84.

Original Combination: Hesperia Acanootus

Type Locality: “Lexington, Mass.” [Middlesex County, Massachusetts]

Types: Holotype may be in MCZ.

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