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Oligoria maculata (W. H. Edwards, 1865)
(Twin-spot Skipper)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Oligoria Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 82. Type-species: Hesperia maculata W. H. Edwards, 1865, Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 4(1): 201, 202, pl. 1, fig. 6, by original designation.

 

285.      Oligoria maculata (W. H. Edwards, 1865)

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 4(1): 201, 202, pl. 1, fig. 6 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Hesperia maculata

Type Locality: “New Orleans”; neotype from “Edgard, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.”

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1987), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 113(1): 59, fig. 23 ♀ D&V.

            =    deleta (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23(12): 202, no. 54.

Original Combination: [Cobalus] deleta

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Type(s) may be in NMW.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 141, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing (pl. 507) made by Plötz.

            =    grossula (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23(12): 202, no. 56.

Original Combination: [Cobalus] grossula

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Type(s) may be in NMW.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 141, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing (pl. 507) made by Plötz.

            =    norus (Plötz, 1882)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 44(1-3): 36, no. 268; cited unpublished pl. 518.

Original Combination: [Hesperia] Norus

Type Locality: “New-Orleans” [Louisiana]

Types: Type(s) may be in ZSMC or lost.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 142, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.

‡”orthomenes” Scudder, 1889

Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 2(11): 1761.

Original Combination: [Oligoria maculata] = Hesperia orthomenes

Scudder mentioned “Hesperia orthomenes Boisduval manuscript” in the synonymy of this species without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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