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Bolla b. brennus (Godman & Salvin, 1896)
(Obscure Sootywing)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S Texas (one-time stray), E Mexico to Panama


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

Genus Bolla Mabille, 1903

In: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. (17a): 46, 72. Type-species: Bolla pullata Mabille, 1903, in: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. (17a): 72 (= Staphylus imbras Godman & Salvin, 1896, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid Rhop 2(131): 435, no. 11; 3(131): pl. 89, figs. 27 ♂ D, 28 ♂ genitalia, 29 ♀ D; synonym), by designation of Lindsey (1921), Bull. Labs. Nat. Hist. St. Univ. Iowa 9(4): 43. Hemming (1967), Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. Suppl. 9: 79, credited Mabille with an original type-species designation, but that was in error as Mabille merely mentioned Bolla in conjunction with pullata.


Bolla brennus (Godman & Salvin, 1896)


Bolla brennus brennus (Godman & Salvin, 1896)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(131): 434-435, no. 9; 3(131): pl. 89, fig. 23 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Staphylus brennus

Type Locality: “Panama...Volcan de Chiriqui 2500 to 4000 feet, David...Chiriqui”

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.



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