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Adopaeoides prittwitzi (Plötz, 1884)
(Sunrise Skipper)

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Larval Foodplants: Paspalum distichum L.

Synonymy

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

Genus Adopaeoides Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(156): 470. Type-species: Apaustus prittwitzi Plötz, 1884, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(4-6): 165, no. 61, by designation of I.C.Z.N. Opinion 825; the same Opinion placed this name on the Official Index of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 1766.

      =    ‡Neadopaea Hayward, 1941

Revta. Mus. La Plata, Zool. (n.s.) 2(14): 285. Type-species: Apaustus prittwitzi Plötz, 1884, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(4-6): 165, no. 61, by original designation. A junior objective synonym of Adopaeoides Godman, 1900.

 

Adopaeoides prittwitzi (Plötz, 1884)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(4-6): 165, no. 61; cited unpublished pl. 771.

Original Combination: [Apaustus] Prittwitzi

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Type(s) may be in ZSMC, ZMHB, or lost.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 146, determined that this is “Adopaeoides simplex, Godm. (Nec Feld.)” through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz. Evans (1955), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (4): 309, concurred. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 825 placed this name on the Official List of Specific Names in Zoology as name no. 2209.

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