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Anaea andria Scudder, 1875
(Goatweed Leafwing)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

SE AZ, far N Mexico, to E CO, E to IL, N FL, strays N


Genus Anaea Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 48. Type-species: Papilio troglodyta Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 502, no. 250, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 111, no. 71.

      =    ‡Pyrrhanaea Röber, [1888]

In: Schatz, Exot. Schmett. 2(4): 170, pl. 28. Type-species: Papilio troglodyta Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 502, no. 250, by monotypy. A junior objective synonym of Anaea Hübner, [1819].


Anaea andria Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 248, no. 59; cited Paphia glycerium (sensu C. Riley (1877), Am. Entomol. 2(4): 121-123, figs. 82 ♂ D, fig. 83 ♀ D, and W. H. Edwards (1871), Butts. N. Am. [1](7): pl. Paphia 1, figs. 1-6).

Original Combination: [Anaea] Andria

Type Locality: “Mississippi Valley, westward to Great Plains; Texas”; C. Riley (1877) ibid., noted “Missouri, Texas, and Illinois,” and derived material for rearing and description from “Woodburn, Ills...Sedalia, Mo.”; W. H. Edwards (1871), stated “prairies of Illinois, Missouri, Kansas and Texas...Sedalia, Mo.”; F. Johnson and W. Comstock (1941), J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 49(4): 393, suggested that W. H. Edward’s figures are probably from “Illinois or Missouri.”

Types: Syntypes may be in CMNH (W. H. Edwards collection), but might be lost.

            =    ops (H. Druce, 1877)

Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1877(3): 633.

Original Combination: Paphia ops

Type Locality: “Texas”

Types: Holotype (#10370) in BMNH.

Described in text as a “form of P. aidea,” but clearly proposed as “sp. n.”

                   =    ‡”andriaesta” F. Johnson & W. Comstock, 1941

J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 49(4): 303-304.

Original Combination: Anaea andria summer form andriaesta

Type Locality: “Alexandria, Louisiana” [Rapides Parish]

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

‡”morrisonii” Scott, 1986

Butts. N. Am.: 253, no. 136.

Original Combination: [Anaea andria] fall...form morrisonii

Proposed as a “form” with no nomenclatural standing; a nomen nudum.



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