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Catasticta n. nimbice (Boisduval, 1836)
(Mexican Dartwhite)

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W TX, E & W Mexico to Oaxaca

Synonymy

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

Genus Catasticta Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 34, no. 12; 43, no. 12. Type-species: Euterpe nimbice Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 409-410, no. 6, by original designation.

=    Archonoia Reissinger, 1972

Entomol. Z. 82(10): 111. Type-species: Catasticta strigosa Butler, 1896, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6)17(97): 54, by original designation.

=    Leodontoia Eitschberger & Racheli, 1998

Neue Entomol. Nachr. 41: 11-2. Type-species: Euterpe pieris Hopffer, 1874, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 35(10-12): 332, by original designation.

‡Pierinoia Reissinger, 1972

Entomol. Z. 82(11): 114. Type-species: Euterpe pieris Hopffer, 1874, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 35(10-12): 332, by original designation. This name was published without a description and is unavailable (Code Article 13.1.1).

‡Leodontoia Reissinger, 1972

Entomol. Z. 82(11): 117. Type-species: Catasticta cerberus Godman & Salvin, 1889, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(78): 120; 3(80): pl. 64, figs. 19, 20, by original designation. This name was published without a description and is unavailable (Code Article 13.1.1).

‡Hesperochoia Reissinger, 1972

Entomol. Z. 82(11): 120. Type-species: Catasticta clara Röber, 1909, in: Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 5(16): 74; (18): pl. 22g, fig. [6] (= Catasticta poujadei Dognin, 1887, Naturaliste (2)1(16): 188; subspecies), by original designation. This name was published without a description and is unavailable (Code Article 13.1.1).

 

Catasticta nimbice (Boisduval, 1836)

 

Catasticta nimbice nimbice (Boisduval, 1836)

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 409-410, no. 6 (♂ only).

Original Combination: Euterpe Nimbice

Type Locality: “Mexique”; stated to be “probably the vicinity of Orizaba, Veracruz” by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 68.

Types: Syntypes (#662269, 662270) in BMNH.

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