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Ministrymon leda (W. H. Edwards, 1882)
(Leda Ministreak)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

SW USA to C Mexico

Synonymy

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

  Genus Ministrymon Clench, 1961

In: P. Ehrlich and A. Ehrlich, How Know Butts.: 179, 196. Type-species: Thecla leda W. H. Edwards, 1882, Papilio 2(2): 23-24, by original designation.

 

phrutus group K. Johnson & L. Miller, 1991

Acta Entomol. Chilena 16(2): 185.

 

Ministrymon leda (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(2): 23-24.

Original Combination: Thecla Leda

Type Locality: “near Prescott” [Yavapai County, Arizona]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 51, fig. 13 ♂ D&V.

            =    ines (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(2): 25-26.

Original Combination: Thecla Ines

Type Locality: “southern Arizona”; defined as “vicinity of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona” by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 52.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 53, fig. 14 ♂ D&V; paralectotype figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): 240, pl. 29, fig. 35 ♀ [not ♂] D.

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