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Pyrisitia dina helios (D. Bates, 1934)
(Dina Yellow)

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S FL, Bahamas


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

Genus Pyrisitia Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 35, no. 17; 44, no. 17. Type-species: Papilio proterpia Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 478, no. 152, by original designation.


Pyrisitia dina (Poey, 1832)

Cent. Lépid. Cuba (2): [35-36], [no. 12], pl. [12], figs. [1] ♀ D, [2] ♀ V.

Original Combination: Terias Dina

Type Locality: “côte du Nord” [Cuba]

Types: Syntype (#7800) in ANSP.

            =    citrina (Poey, [1852])

Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba 1: pl. 18, figs. 4 ♂ V, 5 ♂ D, 6 ♀ D, 7 ♀ V (Oct 1852); 247-248, no. 6 (May 1853).

Original Combination: T[erias]. Citrina

Type Locality: “Cuba” implied from the title of the paper.

Types: Type(s) may be lost.


Pyrisitia dina helios (M. Bates, 1934)

Occ. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist. 8: 133-134.

Original Combination: Eurema dina helios

Type Locality: “New Providence (Nassau)” [Bahamas]

Types: Holotype (#19564) in MCZ.



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