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Polygonia progne (Cramer, 1775)
(Gray Anglewing)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Polygonia Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 36. Type-species: Papilio c-aureum Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 477, no. 116, by designation of Scudder (1872) 4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 30. The arrangement of Polygonia taxa follows Weingartner et al. (2006), J. Evol. Biol. 19(2): 483-491.

=    Eugonia Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 36-37. Type-species: Papilio angelica Stoll, 1782, Uitl. Kapellen 4(33): 204, pl. 388, figs. G, H; (34): 247 (index) (= Papilio c-aureum Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 477, no. 116; synonym), by designation of Grote (1873), Can. Entomol. 5(8): 144.

=    Comma Rennie, 1832

Conspectus Butts. Moths: 8. Type-species: Papilio c-album Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 477, no. 115, by monotypy.

=    Grapta W. Kirby, 1837

In: Richardson, Fauna Bor.-Am. [4]: 292. Type-species: Vanessa (Grapta) c-argenteum W. Kirby, 1837, in: Richardson, Fauna Bor.-Am. [4]: 292, pl. 3, figs. 6, 7 (= Papilio progne Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(1): 9, pl. 5, figs. E, F; (8): 154 (index); synonym), by monotypy.

=    Kaniska Moore, [1899]

Lepid. Ind. 4(41): 91. Type-species: Papilio canace Linnaeus, 1763, in: Johansson, Cent. Ins. Rar.: 23-24, no. 68, by original designation. Wahlberg and Nylin (2003), Cladistics 19(3): 221-222, and Wahlberg et al. (2005), Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 86(2): 250, determined this synonymy.

 

Polygonia progne (Cramer, 1775)

Uitl. Kapellen 1(1): 9, pl. 5, figs. E ♂ D, F ♂ V; (8): 154 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nymph[alis]. Phalerat[a]. Progne

Type Locality: “Jamaica, envalt ook in Nieuw-Jork” “Jamaïque & à Nouvellle-York” [New York]

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    c-argenteum (W. Kirby, 1837)

In: Richardson, Fauna Bor.-Am. [4]: 292, no. 1, pl. 3, figs. 6 ♀ D, 7 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Vanessa (Grapta) C. argenteum

Type Locality: “Lat. 54"; suggested to be “(Cumberland House?)” by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 171.

Types: Holotype possibly in BMNH.

                   =    ‡”martineae” Coleman, 1919

Entomol. News 30(4): 112-113, fig. ♀ D.

Original Combination: Polygonia progne ab. nov. martineae

Type Locality: “probably captured in Connecticut”

Types: “Holotype” (#5500) in PMNH.

‡”l-argenteum” Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 253, no. 79.

Original Combination: [Polygonia Progne] [form] l-argenteum

Proposed in the synonymy of progne without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

‡”umbrosa” Scott, 1984

J. Res. Lepid. 23(3): 208.

Original Combination: Polygonia progne summer form umbrosa

Proposed as a “form” with no nomenclatural standing; a nomen nudum.

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