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Lethe creola (Skinner, 1897)
(Creole Pearly-eye)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Lethe Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 56. Type-species: Papilio europa Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 500-501, no. 247, by monotypy. The use of Lethe over Satyrodes and Enodia follows R. Chermock (1947), Entomol. News 58(2): 29-35, de Lesse (1957), Ann. Entomol. Soc. Fr. 125: 80-82, and Scott (1986), Butts. N. Am.: 233-236.

 

Lethe creola (Skinner, 1897)

Entomol. News 8(10): 236.

Original Combination: Debis creola

Type Locality: “Opelousas, La.” [Evangeline Parish, Louisiana]

Types: Lectotype (#7039) in AMNH, designated by Irwin (1970), J. Lepid. Soc. 24(2): 144, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V.

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