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Satyrium c. calanus (Hübner, [1809])
(Banded Hairstreak)

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(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 calanus (Hübner, [1809])


Satyrium calanus calanus (Hübner, [1809])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [100], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Rusticus armatus Calanus

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “Amer. sept.” by W. F. Kirby (1908), in: P. Wytsman, Facsimile ed. Hübner Samml. exot. Schmett. 3 (addit. notes): 71.

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

                   =    wittfeldii (W. H. Edwards, 1883)

Can. Entomol. 15(7): 136-137.

Original Combination: Thecla Wittfeldii

Type Locality: “Indian River, Florida”; defined as “vicinity of Georgiana, Brevard County, Florida” by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 39.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1970), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 39, fig. ♂ D&V.



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