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Atrytonopsis edwardsi W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1916
(Sheep Skipper)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Atrytonopsis Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(157): 497. Type-species: Hesperia deva W. H. Edwards, 1877, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 292, by original designation.

 

Atrytonopsis edwardsi W. Barnes & McDunnough, 1916

Contr. Nat. Hist. Lepid. N. Am. 3(2): 135, pl. 8, figs. 9 ♂ D, 10 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Atrytonopsis edwardsi

Type Locality: “Redington, Ariz....Babaquivera [sic!] Mts., Ariz.”; lectotype from “Redington”; Burns (1983), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 84(3): 337, suggested that the type locality is “higher ground to the west, to wit, the ‘Santa Catalina Mountains.’” [Pima County]

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by Burns (1983), Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 84(3): 337, fig. 13 ♂ D&V, figs. 25-27 ♂ genitalia.

                   =    ‡”polingi” Gunder, 1925

Entomol. News 36(7): 195, no. 3, pl. 5, fig. 3 ♂ V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Atrytonopsis edwardsi ab. ♂ polingi

Type Locality: “Baboquivari Mountains, Pima County, Arizona”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.

Bibliography

Burns, J. M. 1983. Superspecies Atrytonopsis ovinia (A. ovinia plus A. edwardsi) and the nonadaptive nature of interspecific genitalic differences (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 85(2):335-358.

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