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Strymon serapio (Godman & Salvin, 1887)
(Bromeliad Scrub-Hairstreak)

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S TX (stray) to S Brazil

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.

 

serapio group Robbins & Nicolay, 2002

J. Lepid. Soc. 55(3): 99.

 

Strymon serapio (Godman & Salvin, 1887)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(61): 93, no. 200; 3(66): pl. 58, figs. 8 ♂ D, 9 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thecla serapio

Type Locality: “Mexico, Jalapa...Panama, David...Chiriqui”; specimen figured is from “David, Panama.”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

Bordelon (2009), News Lepid. Soc. 51(supplement S1): 78, records this species for Texas. Records of this species from Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, represent an undescribed taxon.

            =    lemnos (Druce, H. H., 1890)

Ent. mon. Mag. 26(313): 152.

Original Combination: Thecla Lemnos

Type Locality: “Interior of Columbia.”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    mesca Dyar, 1914

Proc. U. S. nat. Mus. 47(2050): 151-152.

Original Combination: Thecla mesca

Type Locality: "Taboga Island" [Panama]

Types: Holotype (#15762) in NMNH.

Placed as a synonym of serapio by Schaus, 1920, Ent. News 31(6): 176.

            =    inconspicua Lathy, 1930

Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 73(1): 136, pl. 9, fig. 15 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Thecla inconspicua

Type Locality: “Petropolis, Brazil”

Types: Holotype in BMNH

            =    golbachi (Johnson, Eisele & MacPherson, 1990)

Bulletin of the Allyn Museum (130): 8-9, figs. 6E ♂ D, 6F ♂ V, 19 a-f, ♂ genitalia (Holotype).

Original Combination: Strymon golbachi

Type Locality: “Mendoza (206A)” [Rio Negro Province, Argentina]

Types: Holotype in MNHN.

            =    trunctogen (Johnson & Salazar, 1993)

Rep. Mus. nat. Hist., Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (26): 5-6, pl. 2, 3E ♂ D&V (Holotype), fig. 1E ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Strymon trunctogen

Type Locality: “Columbia, “Bogota””

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    altamiraensis (Johnson & Kroenlein, 1993)

Rep. Mus. nat. Hist., Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (35):3, pl. VII, 1B, fig. 1B.

Original Combination: Strymon altamiraensis

Type Locality: “ “...Brazil, “Alta Mira” [Altamira], Pará State...”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    henaoi Salazar, Vélez & K. Johnson, 1997

Revta. Thec. Colomb. 2(16): 6, fig.

Original Combination: Strymon henaoi

Type Locality: “Colombia, Dept. Choco, Guarato”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

            =    hurtadoi K. Johnson, 1997

Revta. Thec. Colomb. 2(16): 31, fig.

Original Combination: Strymon hurtadoi

Type Locality: “Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Cali”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

            =    rosari Torres & K. Johnson, 1997

Revta. Thec. Colomb. 2(18): 3, fig.

Original Combination: Strymon hurtadoi

Type Locality: “Venezuela, Merida, Culata”

Types: Location of holotype not known.

            =    originatus K. Johnson, Hernández & Cock, 1997

Revta. Thec. Colomb. 2(18): 5, fig.

Original Combination: Strymon originatus

Type Locality: “Trinidad & Tobago, Oropouche”

Types: Location of holotype not known.

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