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Aglais milberti pullum (Austin, 1998)
(Milbert's Tortoiseshell)

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

Genus Aglais Dalman, 1816

K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 37(1): 56. Type-species: Papilio urticae Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 477, no. 114, by original designation.

      =    ‡Hamadryas Hübner, [1806]

Tentamen: [1]. Type-species: Papilio io Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 472, no. 88, by monotypy. The Tentamen was suppressed by I.C.Z.N. Opinion 97. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed this name on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 82.

=    Inachis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 37. Type-species: Papilio io Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 472, no. 88, by monotypy. Wahlberg and Nylin (2003), Cladistics 19(3): 216, 218, 221, 222, and Wahlberg et al. (2005), Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 86(2): 238, 250, determined this synonymy.

=    Ichnusa Reuss, 1939

Entomol. Z. 53(1): 3. Type-species: Papilio ichnusa Bonelli, 1826, Memor. Accad. Sci., Torino 30: 174, 186, no. 1, pl. 2, fig. 2 (= Papilio ichnusa Hübner, [1824], Samml. europ. Schmett. 1: pl. 170, fig. 840).


Aglais milberti (Godart, 1819)

Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (293), 307-308, no. 25; figured by Boisduval and Le Conte [1835], Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (17): pl. 50, figs. 3 ♂ D, 4 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Vanessa Milberti

Type Locality: “Etats Unis d’Amerique”; defined as “neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa.” by dos Passos (1938), Can. Entomol. 70(4): 72. [Pennsylvania]

Types: Holotype in USNM; figured by dos Passos (1938), Can. Entomol. 70(4): pl. 4, fig. 1 ♂ D.

=    furcillata (Say, 1825)

Am. Entomol. 2: pl. 27, 2 unnumbered pages.

Original Combination: Vanessa Furcillata

Type Locality: “North-West Territory...vicinity of Fort William, an establishment of the Hudson Bay Fur Company” [Ontario]

Types: Type(s) apparently lost.

=    ‡”rothkei” Gunder, 1927

Can. Entomol. 59(12): 286, no. 18, pl. B, figs. 18 ♂ D, 18b ♂ V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Aglais milberti tr. f. rothkei

Type Locality: “Scranton, Pa.” [Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania]

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.


Aglais milberti pullum (Austin, 1998)

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (46): 578, figs. 21 ♂ D, 22 ♂ V (holotype); 23 ♀ D, 24 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Nymphalis milberti pullum

Type Locality: “Arizona: Apache County; White Mountains, Ditch Camp”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.



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