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Cercyonis oetus alkalorum Austin, 1998
(Small Wood-Nymph)

Type Specimens photo collection Page 1:


 

Type Specimens photo collection Page 2:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

Synonymy

 

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

 

Genus Cercyonis Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 235, 241, no. 5. Type-species: Papilio alope Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 229, no. 715 (= Papilio pegala Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 494, no. 223; subspecies), by original designation.

 

Cercyonis oetus (Boisduval, 1869)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 63, no. 62; figured by Oberthür (1914), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(2): pl. 264, figs. 2203 ♂ D&V, 2204 ♀ D&V (lectotype).

Original Combination: Satyrus Oetus

Type Locality: “dans les lieux rocailleux des montagnes”; defined as “west slope of Mt. Judah, south-southeast of Donner Pass, Placer County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 35.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, designated by F. Brown [1966], J. Res. Lepid. 4(2): 142-143, fig. 4 ♀ D&V; figured by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): figs. 267 ♀ D, 268 ♀ V.

 

Cercyonis oetus alkalorum Austin, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (46): 579, figs. 25 ♂ D, 26 ♂ V (holotype); 27 ♀ D, 28 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Cercyonis oetus alkalorum

Type Locality: “Nevada: Nye County; Big Smoky Valley, north end of Alkali Flat, Northumberland Mine Road, 1.5-1.7 road miles east of Nevada State Route 376, 1676 m, T14N F43E S1 on USGS Millett Ranch, Nev. 15' quadrangle”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

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