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Euphyes dion (W. H. Edwards, 1879)
(Dion 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.

 

dion group Shuey, 1989

J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 160.

 

Euphyes dion (W. H. Edwards, 1879)

Can. Entomol. 11(12): 238-239.

Original Combination: P[amphila]. Dion

Type Locality: “Nebraska...southern shore of Lake Michigan...Indiana...Hamilton, Ont.”; defined as “Whiting, Lake County, Indiana” by F. Brown and L. Miller (1980), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 106(1): 81.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1980), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 106(1): 82, fig. 28 ♂ D&V; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 53, fig. 36 ♂ D (lectotype), 37 ♀ V (paralectotype).

            =    alabamae (Lindsey, 1923)

Entomol. News 34(7): 210.

Original Combination: Atrytone (Euphyes) alabamae

Type Locality: “Mobile County, Alabama”

Types: Holotype in USNM.

Shuey (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 163-165, determined this synonymy.

            =    macguirei H. Freeman, 1975

J. Lepid. Soc. 29(4): 227-229, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V (holotype); 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V, 5 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Euphyes macguirei

Type Locality: “Benbrook Res., Tarrant Co., Texas”

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

Shuey (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 161-163, determined this synonymy.

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