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Xenophanes tryxus (Cramer, 1780)
(Glassy-winged Skipper)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S Texas (as stray) to Argentina

Synonymy

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

Genus Xenophanes Godman & Salvin, 1895

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(121): 387. Type-species: Papilio tryxus Stoll, 1780, in: Uitl. Kapellen 4(28): 87, pl. 334, figs. G, H, by original designation.

 

Xenophanes tryxus (Stoll, 1780)

Uitl. Kapellen 4(28): 87, pl. 334, figs. G, H (as tryxus); (34): 252 (index, as trixus).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Pleb[ejus]. Urbicol[a]. Tryxus

Type Locality: “Surinamen” “Suriname”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    salvianus (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 348-349, no. 325; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 94, fig. 4 D&V; figured by Donovan (1800), Epit. Ins. India: pl. [50], fig. 2 (a copy from Jones’ Icones).

Original Combination: H[esperia]. U[rbicola]. Salvianus

Type Locality: “Indiis”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    ruatanensis Godman & Salvin, 1895

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(121): 388, no. 2.

Original Combination: Xenophanes ruatanensis

Type Locality: “Honduras, Ruatan I.”

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

            =    euphemie (Ehrmann, 1907)

Can. Entomol. 39(9): 318.

Original Combination: Leucochitonea euphemie

Type Locality: “Suapure, Venezuela”

Types: Holotype in CMNH.

            =    perplexus E. Bell, 1942

An. Esc. Nac. Cienc. Biol. Méx. 2(4): 456-457, no. 5, fig. 1 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Xenophanes perplexus

Type Locality: “Guerrero” [Mexico]

Types: Holotype in AMNH; the description erroneously stated that the holotype (#4772) is in ENCB.

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