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Chiomara g. georgina (Reakirt, 1868)
(White-patched Skipper)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

SE AZ & S TX, E & W Mexico to Costa Rica


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

Genus Chiomara Godman & Salvin, 1899

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(147): 453. Type-species: Achlyodes mithrax Möschler, 1879, Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 28: 225, no. 34, by original designation.


Chiomara georgina (Reakirt, 1868)


Chiomara georgina georgina (Reakirt, 1868)

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 20(1/2): 88, no. 53.

Original Combination: Pyrgus Georgina

Type Locality: “Mexico, near Vera Cruz” [Veracruz]

Types: Type(s) apparently lost.

Reakirt described many taxa from “coll. W. H. Edwards” Some of his types are in the Strecker collection (FMNH), and others might be in W. H. Edwards’ collection (CMNH). L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 208, note 40, were unable to find the type(s) of this taxon. A. Warren (2000), in: Llorente et al., Biodivers. Taxon. Biogeogr. Artrópod. Méx. 2: 554, and other recent authors, treated this as a species-level taxon.



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