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Wallengrenia otho clavus (Erichson, [1849])
('Pale' Southern Broken-dash)

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[= curassavica]

Synonymy

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

Genus Wallengrenia Berg, 1897

An. Mus. Nac. (Buenos Aires) (2)5: 254-255. Type-species: Hesperia premnas Wallengren, 1860, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 4(2): 38, no. 20, by original designation. The arrangement here follows Burns (1985), Smithsonian Contrib. Zool. (423): 1-39.

=    Catia Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(156): 462, 481. Type-species: Hesperia drury Latreille, [1824], Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (723), 767, no. 110 (= Papilio otho J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 31-32, pl. 16; subspecies), by original designation.

 

Wallengrenia otho (J. E. Smith, 1797)

In: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 31-32, pl. 16, figs. ♂ D, ♂ V, ♀ D, larva, pupa.

Original Combination: Papilio Otho

Type Locality: “Georgia” implied from the notes for the original drawing by John Abbot.

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are presumed lost.

=    pustula (Geyer, 1832)

In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [108], figs. 625 ♂ D, 626 ♂ V [1826]; (text): 11, no. 313 (1832, name given).

Original Combination: Thymelicus Pustula

Type Locality: “Georgien”; probably based on a specimen from John Abbot.

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

Hübner [1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 113, listed T. pustula without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

‡”lacordairii” (Godman, 1900)

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer. Lepid. Rhop. 2(156): 483.

Original Combination: Catia pustula (= Pamphila lacordairii Boisd)

Godman introduced the name lacordairii in the synonymy of pustula without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

 

Wallengrenia otho clavus (Erichson, [1849])

In: Schomburgk, Reisen Brit-Guiana 3: 603-604.

Original Combination: Hesperia clavus

Type Locality: “British Guiana” implied from the title of the work.

Types: Lectotype in ZMHB, designated by Mielke and Casagrande (2002), Revta. bras. Zool. 19(supl. 1): 68.

Burns (1994), J. Lepid. Soc. 48(4): 294, determined this synonymy and suggested that this may be a species-level taxon.

                   =    curassavica (Snellen, 1887)

Tijdschr. Entomol. 30: 28-30, pl. 2, figs. 3, 3a ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Hesperia Curassavica

Type Locality: “Curaçao” implied from the title of the paper. [Netherlands Antilles]

Types: Syntype(s) in RMNH.

                   =    helva (Möschler, 1877)

Verh. zool.-bot Ges. Wien 26: 336, pl. 4, fig. 20.

Original Combination: Pamphila helva

Type Locality: “aus dem Innern Suriname”

Types: Lectotype in ZMHB, designated by Mielke and Casagrande (2002), Revta. bras. Zool. 19(supl. 1): 68.

                   =    winslowi (Weeks, 1906)

Psyche 13(2/3): 69-70; figured by Weeks (1911), Ill. diurn. Lepid. 2: pl. 10, fig. 1 ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Polites winslowi

Type Locality: “Suapure, Venezuela”

Types: Holotype (#16724) in MCZ.

                   =    jobrea (Dyar, 1918)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 54(2239): 338-339.

Original Combination: Catia jobrea

Type Locality: “Sierra de Guerrero, Mexico”

Types: Holotype (#21212) in USNM.

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