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Arawacus jada (Hewitson, 1867)
(Creamy Hairstreak)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S AZ (as vagrant), E & W Mexico to Costa Rica

Larval Foodplant: Solanum erianthum D. Don

Synonymy

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

Genus Arawacus Kaye, 1904

Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1904(2): 197. Type-species: Papilio linus Fabricius, [1777], Gen. Ins.: 269 (= Papilio aetolus Sulzer, 1776, Abgekürtze Gesch. Ins. 1: 147; 2: pl. 19, figs. 10, 11; synonym), by original designation. Robbins (2000), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 102(1): 162-169, revised this genus.

=    Polyniphes Kaye, 1904

Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1904(2): 191. Type-species: Polyommatus dumenilii Godart, [1824], Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2):(611), 677, no. 187, by original designation. As first reviser, priority was given to Arawacus over Polyniphes by Robbins (1991), Smithsonian Contrib. Zool. (498): 3.

=    Dolymorpha W. Holland, 1931

Butt. Book (rev. ed.): 228. Type-species: Thecla jada Hewitson, 1867, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(3): 87; 2(3): pl. 34, figs. 67, 68, by monotypy.

=    Tigrinota K. Johnson, 1992

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (22)(vol. I): i., 104; mention; (vol. II): 185-186, figs. 191E, 191F, 191G, 191H, 191I, 191J, 191K, 191L, 217-224. Type-species: Thecla ellida Hewitson, 1867, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(3): 87; 2(3): pl. 34, figs. 62, 63, 64, by original designation.

 

426.      Arawacus jada (Hewitson, 1867)

Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(3): 87; 2(3): pl. 34, figs. 67 ♂ D, 68 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Jada

Type Locality: “Mexico.”

Types: Type(s) probably in BMNH.

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