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Pellicia arina Evans, 1953
(Glazed Tufted-Skipper)

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

Genus Pellicia Herrich-Schäffer, 1870

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24(9/10): 159. Type-species: Pellicia dimidiata Herrich-Schäffer, 1870, Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24(9/10): 160, no. 1, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 243, no. 824.

=    Hemipteris Mabille, 1889

Naturaliste (2)3(61): 216. Type-species: Hemipteris fumida Mabille, 1889, Naturaliste (2)3(61)[11(61)]: 216 (= Pellicia tyana Plötz, 1882, Berl. Entomol. Z. 26(2): 255, no. 12), by monotypy.


Pellicia arina Evans, 1953

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (3): 58; cited Godman & Salvin (1894), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 3(119): pl. 83, figs. 16 ♂ D, 17 ♂ V (as Pellicia costimacula).

Original Combination: [Pellicia costimacula] arina

Type Locality: “Mexico, Atoyac, Vera Cruz” [Veracruz]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

Steinhauser (1989), Bull. Allyn Mus. (127): 29, detailed the species-level status of this taxon, corroborating L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 15, 208, note 37.



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