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Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1833])(1793)
(White-M Hairstreak)

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

Genus Parrhasius Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (5): 79. Type-species: Papilio polibetes Stoll, 1781, Uitl. Kapellen 4(29): 98-99, pl. 341, figs. B, C; (34): 251 (index), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. Boston 10(2): 242, no. 815.

=    Eupsyche Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 112, no. 14. Type-species: Thecla m-album Boisduval & Le Conte, [1833], Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (9): 86-87; (10): pl. 26, figs. 1-5, by original designation.

 

Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1833]) (1793)

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (9): 86-87; (10): pl. 26, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♀ D, 3 ♂ V, 4 larva, 5 pupa.

Original Combination: T[hecla]. M-Album

Type Locality: “Géorgie”

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are probably lost.

Robbins and Lamas (2006), J. Lepid. Soc. 60(2): 89, established Thecla m-album Boisduval & Le Conte, [1833], as a nomen protectum (Code Article 23.9.2).

                   =    ‡euripides (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 267, no. 32; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 13, fig. 4.

Original Combination: H[esperia]. R[urales]. Euripides

Type Locality: “Indiis”

Types: Location of type(s) not known; probably lost.

Robbins and Lamas (2006), J. Lepid. Soc. 60(2): 89, established Hesperia euripides Fabricius, 1793, as a nomen oblitum (Code Article 23.9.2).

            =    psyche (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1833])

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (9): 88-89; (10): pl. 27, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♀ D, 3 ♂ V, 4 larva, 5, pupa.

Original Combination: [Thecla] Psyche

Type Locality: “plusieurs parties des États-Unis, sur-tout en Géorgie”

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. Oberthür (1920), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 17: 15, suggested that the types are lost.

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