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Zestusa dorus (W. H. Edwards, 1882)
(Short-tailed Skipper, Northern Zestusa)

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Synonymy

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

  Genus Zestusa Lindsey, 1925

Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 18(1): 106. Type-species: Plestia staudingeri Mabille, 1888, Naturaliste (2)2(31): 146, fig. 1, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Plestia Mabille, 1888, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

      =    ‡Plestia Mabille, 1888

Naturaliste (2)2(31): 146. Type-species: Plestia staudingeri Mabille, 1888, Naturaliste (2)2(31): 146, fig. 1, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Plestia Stål [1871], Ofvers. K. VetenskAkad. Förh. 27(7): 768 (nota).

 

18.       Zestusa dorus (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(8): 140-141.

Original Combination: Eudamus Dorus

Type Locality: “Fort Grant and in Graham Mountains, Arizona” implied from the title of the paper; defined as “Mount Graham, Graham County, Arizona, between 5,000 and 8,000 feet above sea level” by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 600.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 602, fig. 1 ♂ D&V; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 45, fig. 11 ♂ D&V.

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