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Satyrium l. liparops (Le Conte, 1833)(1793)
(Striped 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 liparops (Le Conte, 1833) (1793)


Satyrium liparops liparops (Le Conte, 1833) (1793)

In: Boisduval and Le Conte, Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (10): 99-100 [1833], (11): pl. 31, figs. 1 ♀ D, 2 ♀ V, 3 larva, 4 pupa [1835].

Original Combination: T[hecla] Liparops

Type Locality: “Georgie”; defined as “Screven Co., Georgia” by Klots (1951), Field Guide Butts. N. Am.: 138; neotype from “Screven Co., Ga, Millhaven Plantation nr. Brier [sic!] Ck.” [Briar Creek]

Types: This taxon was described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are probably lost. Neotype in MGCL, designated by Gatrelle (2001), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 3(3): 3-4, figs. 11 ♂ D, 12 ♂ V.

Robbins and Lamas (2006), J. Lepid. Soc. 60(2): 88, established Thecla liparops Le Conte, 1833, as a nomen protectum (Code Article 23.9.2).

=    ‡anacreon (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 268, no. 34; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 5, fig. 4.

Original Combination: H[esperia]. R[urales]. Anacreon

Type Locality: “India”

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

Robbins and Lamas (2006), J. Lepid. Soc. 60(2): 88, established Hesperia anacreon Fabricius, 1793, as a nomen oblitum (Code Article 23.9.2).



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