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Ancyloxypha arene (W. H. Edwards, 1871)
(Tropical Least Skipper)

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Larval Foodplants: Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.

Synonymy

Genus Ancyloxypha C. Felder, [1863]

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 12(1): 477. Type-species: Hesperia numitor Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 324, no. 228, by original designation. This name has frequently been misspelled, most commonly as “Ancyloxipha.”

 

Ancyloxypha arene (W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 205, 214-215, no. 18.

Original Combination: Heteropterus Arene

Type Locality: “Arizona”; neotype from “near Tucson.” [Pima County, Arizona]

Types: Neotype (#33628) in USNM, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1977), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 103(1): 267, fig. 5 ♂ D&V. This specimen is the holotype of myrtis (see below).

                   =    ‡myrtis (W. H. Edwards, 1882)

Papilio 2(2): 26.

Original Combination: Copaeodes Myrtis

Type Locality: “near Tucson” [Pima County, Arizona]

Types: Holotype (#33628) in USNM.

A junior objective synonym of Ancyloxypha arene (W. H. Edwards, 1871).

            =    euphrasia (Plötz, 1884)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(4-6): 166, no. 63; cited unpublished pl. 773.

Original Combination: [Apaustus] Euphrasia

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Types in ZMHB.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 146, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.

            =    leporina (Plötz, 1884)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(4-6): 166, no. 64; cited unpublished pl. 774.

Original Combination: [Apaustus] Leporina

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

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

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 146, determined this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.

            =    isidorus (Plötz, 1884)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 45(7-9): 287, no. 11; cited unpublished pl. 780.

Original Combination: [Thymelicus] Isidorus

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Types in ZMHB.

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