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Strymon i. istapa (Reakirt, [1867])
(Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S TX, E & W Mexico to Argentina

Synonymy

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

  Genus Strymon Hübner, 1818

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 22. Type-species: Rusticus melinus Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [22], figs. 121, 122; 22, no. 61, by designation of N. Riley (1922), J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 28(2): 472. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 541 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 1332.

      =    ‡Callipareus Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 51. Type-species: Rusticus melinus Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [22], figs. 121, 122; 22, no. 61, by original designation. A junior objective synonym of Strymon.

=    Callicista Grote, 1873

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1(3): 178. Type-species: Callicista ocellifera Grote, 1873, Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1(3): 178-179 (= Thecla istapa Reakirt, [1867], Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 18(3): 339, no. 46; synonym), by monotypy.

      =    ‡Uranotes Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 107, no. 11. Type-species: Rusticus melinus Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [22], figs. 121, 122; 22, no. 61, as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Callipareus Scudder (1872), erroneously thought preoccupied. A junior objective synonym of Strymon Hübner, 1818.

=    Eiseliana Toledo, 1978

Acta zool. Lilloana 33(1): 80. Type-species: Eiseliana koehleri Toledo, 1978, Acta zool. Lilloana 33(1): 80, fig.

=    Heoda K. Johnson, L. Miller & J. Herrrera, 1992

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (23): 5-7. Type-species: Thecla heodes H. H. Druce, 1909, Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1909(3): 436-437, pl. 11, figs. 10, 11.

 

istapa group Robbins & Nicolay, 2002

J. Lepid. Soc. 55(3): 97.

 

Strymon istapa (Reakirt, [1867])

 

Strymon istapa istapa (Reakirt, [1867])

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 18(3): 339, no. 46.

Original Combination: Thecla istapa

Type Locality: “Mexico, near Vera Cruz” [Veracruz]

Types: Location of type(s) not known, not in FMNH.

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