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Neonympha areolatus (J. E. Smith, 1797)
(Georgia Satyr)

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

Genus Neonympha Hübner, 1818

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 8, no. 4. Type-species: Papilio areolatus J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 25, pl. 13, by designation of Hemming (1937), Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (B)6(8): 150.


Neonympha areolatus (J. E. Smith, 1797)

In: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 25-26, pl. 13, figs. ♂ D, ♀ D, ♀ V, larva, pupa.

Original Combination: Papilio Areolatus

Type Locality: “Georgia” implied from notes to the original drawing by John Abbot; neotype from “Pine Barrens Road, Chatham County, Georgia.”

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are probably lost. Neotype in MGCL, designated by Gatrelle (1999), Tax. Rept. Int. Lepid. Surv. 1(8): 5, fig. 1 ♂ V.

Genus-species gender conformation is areolata.

                   =    ‡phocion (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 218-219, no. 683.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. S[atyri]. Phocion

Type locality: Not stated; Butler (1868), Cat. Sat. Brit. Mus.: 37, listed “United States.”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

Preoccupied by Papilio phocion Fabricius, 1781, Spec. Ins. 2: 138.



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