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Bolla clytius (Godman & Salvin, 1897)
(Mottled Sootywing)

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SE AZ & S TX (rare strays) to Honduras


  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 clytius (Godman & Salvin, 1897)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(137): 442, no. 2; 3(138): pl. 90, figs. 13 ♂ D, 14 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Pholisora clytius

Type Locality: “Mexico, Tres Marias Is.” [Nayarit]

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

            =    semitincta Dyar, 1924

Insecutor Inscit. menstr. 12(1-3): 15.

Original Combination: Bolla semitincta

Type Locality: “Colima, Mexico”

Types: Holotype in USNM.



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