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Satyrium behrii crossi (W. D. Field, 1938)
(Behr's Hairstreak)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

SE WY, E & S CO, N NM, far SE UT, far NE AZ


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

Genus Satyrium Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 106, no. 8. Type-species: Lycaena fuliginosa W. H. Edwards, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 13(6): 160, 164, no. 10, by original designation. The generic synonymy below generally follows Clench (1979), J. Lepid. Soc. 32(4): 277-281, with the caveat that there is disagreement over the rank of several taxa. The group is in need of revision.


Satyrium behrii (W. H. Edwards, 1870)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(1): 10, 18-19, no. 11.

Original Combination: Thecla Behrii

Type Locality: “Lake Mono, California” [Mono County]

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by Opler (1970), in: F. Brown, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 30, fig. 4 ♂ D&V.

=    kali (Strecker, [1878])

Lepid. Rhop. Het. (14): 129.

Original Combination: Thecla Kali

Type Locality: “Arizona”

Types: Holotype in FMNH.

This name likely represents a subspecies-level taxon, but has not been applied by recent workers.

=    ‡”nigroinita” (Gunder, 1924)

Entomol. News 35(5): 154, pl. 2, fig. A ♂ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Callipsyche behrii ab. ♂ nigroinita

Type Locality: “Mammoth Camp, Mono County, California”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH; figured by J. A. Comstock (1927), Butts. Calif.: pl. 50, fig. 23 ♂ D.


Satyrium behrii crossi (W. D. Field, 1938)

J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 11(4): 130-131.

Original Combination: Callipsyche behrii crossi

Type Locality: “Nederland, Colorado” [Boulder County]

Types: Holotype in USNM.



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