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Strephonota tephraeus (Geyer, 1837)
(Pearly-gray Hairstreak)

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

Genus Strephonota K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 5, text figs. 2A, 2B, photoplate I, fig. A. Type-species: Thecla strephon occidentalis Lathy, 1926, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9)17(97): 44, by original designation. This name was mentioned by Salazar (1995), Columbia amaz. 8(1): 46, without a description; a nomen nudum.

=    Zigirina K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 9, text fig. 3, photoplate I, fig. B. Type-species: Thecla zigira Hewitson, 1869, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(4): 124, no. 196; 2(4): pl. 49, figs. 250, 251 (= Hesperia agrippa Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 259, no. 3; synonym), by original designation.

=    Treboniana K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 10, text fig. 4, photoplate I, fig. C. Type-species: Thecla trebonia Hewitson, 1870, Equatorial Lepid. Buckley (4): 63-64, no. 114, by original designation.

=    Serratonotes K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 11, text fig. 5, photoplate I, fig. D. Type-species: Thecla porphyritis H. H. Druce, 1907, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907(3): 593, pl. 35, fig. 2, by original designation.

=    Letizia K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 12, text fig. 6, photoplate I, fig. E. Type-species: Thecla phoster H. H. Druce, 1907, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907(3): 597, pl. 35, fig. 8 (= Papilio cyllarisus Herbst, 1800, in: Jablonsky, Natursyst. Ins. Schmett. 10: 297, pl. 291, figs. 3, 4; synonym), by original designation.

=    Robustana K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 12, text fig. 7, photoplate II, fig. A. Type-species: Robustana prima K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997, Revta Thec. colomb. 1(1): 52 (= Thecla parvipuncta Lathy (1926), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (9)17(97): 41; synonym), by original designation.

=    Diminutina K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 13, text fig. 8, photoplate I, fig. F. Type-species: Thecla tyriam H. H. Druce, 1907, Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1907(3): 595, pl. 35, fig. 5, by original designation.

=    Dindyminotes K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 14, text fig. 9, photoplate I, fig. G. Type-species: Papilio dindymus Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(3): 73; (4): pl. 46, F, G; (8): 152 (index) (= Papilio sphinx Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 530, no. 326; synonym), by original designation.

=    Syedranota K. Johnson, Austin, Le Crom & Salazar, 1997

Revta. Thec. colomb. 1(1): 16, text fig. 11, photoplate I, fig. I. Type-species: Thecla syedra Hewitson, 1867, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae: 1(3): 108, no. 144; 2(3): pl. 39, figs. 128, 129; pl. 41, fig. 145, by original designation.

 

Strephonota tephraeus (Geyer, 1837)

In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5: pl. [165], figs. 959 ♂ D, 960 ♂ V [1836]; 39, no. 480 (1837, name given).

Original Combination: Bithys Tephraeus

Type Locality: Not stated; “? (Venezuela)” suggested by W. F. Kirby (1912), in: P. Wytsman, Facsimile ed. Hübner Samml. exot. Schmett.: 15, no. 109.

Types: Location of type(s) not known, probably lost.

Recorded from Texas by Bordelon and Knudson (2000), News Lepid. Soc. 42(1): 19, pl. 1, figs. 6a, 6b.

            =    faventia (Hewitson, 1867)

Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(3): 106; 2(3): pl. 43, figs. 172 ♂ D, 173 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Faventia

Type Locality: “Venezuela”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    villia (Hewitson, 1869)

Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(4): 126; 2(4): pl. 51, 272 ♀ D, 273 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Villia

Type Locality: “Amazon” [Brazil]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    nippia (Dyar, 1918)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 54(2239): 337.

Original Combination: Thecla nippia

Type Locality: “Sierra de Guerrero, Mexico” [Guerrero]

Types: Holotype (#21201) in USNM.

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