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Genus   Pyrisitia

Pyrisitia proterpia

(Fabricius, 1775)

Tailed Orange

SE AZ, SW NM, S TX (strays N) to
Peru, most Greater Antilles

TL: Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T ?Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T ?Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T Jamaica

proterpia Fabricius 1775 T Jamaica

gundlachia Poey [1853] T Cuba

gundlachia Poey [1853] T Cuba

gundlachia Poey [1853] T Cuba

longicauda Bates 1864 T Guatemala

longicauda Bates 1864 T Guatemala

watsonia Klots 1923 T Ecuador

watsonia Klots 1923 T Ecuador

morleyi Coxey 1932 T Ecuador

morleyi Coxey 1932 T Ecuador

imitatrix d'Almeida 1932 T Colombia

imitatrix d'Almeida 1932 T Colombia

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Pyrisitia dina westwoodi

(Boisduval, 1836)

Dina Yellow

SE AZ (as stray) & E Mexico to
Panama

TL: Mexico

westwoodi Boisduval 1836 T Mexico

westwoodi Boisduval 1836 T Mexico

westwoodi Boisduval 1836 T ?Mexico

westwoodi Boisduval 1836 T ?Mexico

calceolaria Butler & Druce 1872 T Costa Rica;Honduras

calceolaria Butler & Druce 1872 T Costa Rica;Honduras

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Pyrisitia dina helios

(M. Bates, 1934)

Dina Yellow

S FL, Bahamas

TL: Bahamas

helios Bates 1934 T Bahamas

helios Bates 1934 T Bahamas

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Pyrisitia dina dina

(Poey, 1832)

Dina Yellow

Cuba

TL: Cuba

dina Poey 1832 ST Cuba

dina Poey 1832 ST Cuba

dina Poey 1832 ST Cuba

dina Poey 1832 T Cuba

dina Poey 1832 T Cuba

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Pyrisitia dina parvumbra

(Kaye, 1925)

Dina Yellow

Jamaica

TL: Jamaica

parvumbra Kaye 1925 T Jamaica

parvumbra Kaye 1925 T Jamaica

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Pyrisitia dina mayobanex

(M. Bates, 1939)

Dina Yellow

Hispaniola

TL: Haiti

mayobanex Bates 1939 T Haiti

mayobanex Bates 1939 T Haiti

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Pyrisitia dina gabriela

Le Crom & Llorente, 2004

Dina Yellow

[far SE Panama?], Colombia

TL: Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 HT Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 HT Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 HT Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 AT Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 AT Colombia

gabriela Le Crom & Llorente 2004 AT Colombia

Pyrisitia chamberlaini
chamberlaini

(A. Butler, 1898)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Great Bahama Bank

TL: Bahamas

chamberlaini Butler 1898 T Bahamas

chamberlaini Butler 1898 T Bahamas

banksi Clench 1942 T Bahamas

banksi Clench 1942 T Bahamas

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Pyrisitia chamberlaini clenchi

(L. Miller, Simon & Harvey,
1992)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Crooked & Acklins Islands

TL: Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 HT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 T Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 T Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

clenchi Miller et al. 1992 PT Bahamas

Pyrisitia chamberlaini inaguae

(Munroe, 1950)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Great & Little Inagua, far E
Cuba

TL: Bahamas

inaguae Munroe 1950 T Bahamas

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Pyrisitia chamberlaini
mariguanae

(M. Bates, 1934)

Chamberlain's Yellow

Mayaguana I. & Caicos Islands

TL: Bahamas

mariguanae Bates 1934 T Bahamas

mariguanae Bates 1934 T Bahamas

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Pyrisitia leuce athalia

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1865)

Leuce Yellow

Panama, Colombia, Venezuela,
Trinidad

TL: Colombia

athalia Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

athalia Felder & Felder 1865 T Colombia

diodina Butler 1875 T Venezuela

diodina Butler 1875 T Venezuela

pseudoleuce d'Almeida 1934 T Trinidad

pseudoleuce d'Almeida 1934 T Trinidad

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Pyrisitia leuce memulus

(A. Butler, 1871)

Leuce Yellow

Hispaniola

TL: Haiti

memulus Butler 1871 T Haiti

memulus Butler 1871 T Haiti

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Pyrisitia leuce antillarum

(A. Hall, 1936)

Leuce Yellow

P. Rico, St. Kitts, St. Martin,
Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. Lucia

TL: St. Kitts; Dominica; St.
Lucia

antillarum Hall 1936 T St. Kitts;Dominica;St. Lucia

antillarum Hall 1936 T St. Kitts;Dominica;St. Lucia

antillarum Hall 1936 T ?St. Kitts;Dominica;St. Lucia

antillarum Hall 1936 T ?St. Kitts;Dominica;St. Lucia

sanjuanensis Watson 1938 T Puerto Rico

sanjuanensis Watson 1938 T Puerto Rico

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Pyrisitia leuce flavilla

(H. Bates, 1861)



TL: [Brazil (Am)]


flavilla Bates 1861 T [Brazil (Am)]

flavilla Bates 1861 T [Brazil (Am)]

Pyrisitia leuce circumcincta

(H. Bates, 1861)



TL: Brazil (Pa)


circumcincta Bates 1861 T Brazil (Pa)

circumcincta Bates 1861 T Brazil (Pa)

Pyrisitia leuce leuce

(Boisduval, 1836)



TL: Brazil (RS)


leuce Boisduval 1836 T Brazil (RS)

leuce Boisduval 1836 T Brazil (RS)

riograndensis d'Almeida 1934 T Brazil (RS)

riograndensis d'Almeida 1934 T Brazil (RS)

Pyrisitia venusta emanona

(Dillon, 1947)

Pale Yellow

Lesser Antilles (Grenada to
Montserrat)

TL: Dominica

emanona Dillon 1947 T Dominica

emanona Dillon 1947 T Dominica

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Pyrisitia venusta venusta

(Boisduval, 1836)

Pale Yellow

Panama, northern South America

TL: "Jamaica"; Colombia

venusta Boisduval 1836 T "Jamaica";Colombia

venusta Boisduval 1836 T "Jamaica";Colombia

limbia Felder & Felder 1861 T Venezuela

limbia Felder & Felder 1861 T Venezuela

diosa Möschler 1883 T French Guiana;Surinam

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Pyrisitia venusta aequatorialis

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)



TL: "Ecuador"


aequatorialis Felder & Felder 1861 T "Ecuador"

aequatorialis Felder & Felder 1861 T "Ecuador"

Pyrisitia nise nelphe

(R. Felder, 1869)

Mimosa Yellow

S AZ (as stray) & S TX (strays
N) to Panama

TL: Mexico (Ver)

nelphe Felder 1869 T Mexico (Ver)

nelphe Felder 1869 T Mexico (Ver)

nelphe Felder 1869 T ?Mexico (Ver)

nelphe Felder 1869 T ?Mexico (Ver)

nelphe Felder 1869 T ?Mexico (Ver)

venustula Staudinger 1876 T Panama

venustula Staudinger 1876 T Panama

linda Edwards 1884 T Mexico ([Son])

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Pyrisitia nise nise

(Cramer, 1775)

Mimosa Yellow

S FL, Grand Bahama, New
Providence I., Cuba, Jamaica

TL: Jamaica

nise Cramer 1775 T Jamaica

nise Cramer 1775 T Jamaica

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Pyrisitia nise stygma

(Boisduval, 1836)



TL: Peru


stygma Boisduval 1836 T Peru

stygma Boisduval 1836 T Peru

sulla Weymer 1890 T Ecuador

sulla Weymer 1890 T Ecuador

porteri d'Almeida 1930 T Ecuador

porteri d'Almeida 1930 T Ecuador

Pyrisitia nise floscula

(Weeks, 1901)



TL: Bolivia


floscula Weeks 1901 T Bolivia

floscula Weeks 1901 T Bolivia

fusca Giacomelli 1915 T Argentina

fusca Giacomelli 1915 T Argentina

argia d'Almeida 1928 T Bolivia

argia d'Almeida 1928 T Bolivia

frieda Baumann & Reissinger 1969 T Peru

frieda Baumann & Reissinger 1969 T Peru

discopunctata Baumann & Reissinger 1969 T Peru

discopunctata Baumann & Reissinger 1969 T Peru

Pyrisitia nise tenella

(Boisduval, 1836)



TL: Brazil


tenella Boisduval 1836 T Brazil

tenella Boisduval 1836 T Brazil

nisella Felder 1862 T Brazil (RJ)

nisella Felder 1862 T Brazil (RJ)

perimede Prittwitz 1865 T Brazil (RJ)

perimede Prittwitz 1865 T Brazil (RJ)

germana d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

germana d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

jacarepaguana d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

jacarepaguana d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

panopea d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

panopea d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

lepidula d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

lepidula d'Almeida 1921 T Brazil (RJ)

cordobensis Köhler 1923 T Argentina

cordobensis Köhler 1923 T Argentina

cissa d'Almeida 1928 T Brazil (RJ)

cissa d'Almeida 1928 T Brazil (RJ)

formosanus Jörgensen 1935 T Argentina;Paraguay

formosanus Jörgensen 1935 T Argentina;Paraguay
Pyrisitia nise [n. ssp.]
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Pyrisitia larae

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1862)

Confusing Yellow

Cuba, Andros, Great Abaco

TL: Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 T Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 T Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 T Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 T Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 T Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 PT Cuba

larae Herrich-Schäffer 1862 PT Cuba

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Pyrisitia lisa lisa

(Boisduval & Le Conte, [1830])

Little Yellow

SE USA (C TX to VA, strays N),
Bermuda, N Bahamas

TL: USA

lisa Boisduval & Le Conte [1830] T USA

lisa Boisduval & Le Conte [1830] T USA

clappii Maynard 1891 T USA (Fl)

clappii Maynard 1891 T USA (Fl)

immaculata Whittaker & Stallings 1944 T USA (Ks)

immaculata Whittaker & Stallings 1944 T USA (Ks)

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Pyrisitia lisa centralis

(Herrich-Schäffer, 1865)

Little Yellow

SE AZ (as stray), S TX to Panama

TL: Guatemala

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Pyrisitia lisa euterpe

(Ménétriés, 1832)

Little Yellow

Greater and Lesser Antilles to
Barbados

TL: Haiti

stygmula Boisduval 1836 T Cuba

stygmula Boisduval 1836 T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T ?Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T ?Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] T ?Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] AT Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] AT Cuba

sulphurina Poey [1852] AT Cuba

pauperata d'Almeida 1934 T Cuba

pauperata d'Almeida 1934 T Cuba

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Pyrisitia euterpiformis

(Munroe, 1947)

Hispaniolan Yellow

Hispaniola

TL: Haiti

euterpiformis Munroe 1947 T Haiti

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Pyrisitia portoricensis

(Dewitz, 1877)

Puerto Rican Yellow

Puerto Rico

TL: Puerto Rico

portoricensis Dewitz 1877 T Puerto Rico

portoricensis Dewitz 1877 T Puerto Rico

tenera Avinoff 1926 T Puerto Rico

tenera Avinoff 1926 T Puerto Rico

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Pyrisitia pyro

(Godart, 1819)

Pyro Orange

Hispaniola

TL: ?

pyro Godart 1819 T

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Pyrisitia messalina

(Fabricius, 1787)

Whitish Yellow

Bahamas, Cuba, I. de Juventud,
Jamaica, Caymans, [S FL?]

TL: "India"

bulaea Boisduval 1836 T "Senegal"

bulaea Boisduval 1836 T "Senegal"

iradia Poey [1852] ST Cuba

iradia Poey [1852] ST Cuba

iradia Poey [1852] ST Cuba

iradia Poey [1852] T Cuba

iradia Poey [1852] T Cuba

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