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Chlosyne fulvia pariaensis (M. Smith & Brock, 1988)
(Fulvia Checkerspot)

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Distribution: S-central UT, N-central AZ
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Scrophulariaceae: Castilleja Mutis ex L. f.

Synonymy

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

Genus Chlosyne Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 38, no. 37. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist., 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). The synonymy for this genus follows Wahlberg and Zimmerman (2000), Cladistics 16(4): 347-363.

      =    ‡Morpheis Geyer, [1833]

In: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett., 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Morpheis Hübner, [1820], Verz. bekannt. Schmett., 13: 196.

      =    ‡Synchloe E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 76. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 141, no. 253. Preoccupied by Synchloe Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 26.

      =    ‡Coatlantona W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 178. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). A junior objective synonym of Chlosyne Butler, 1870.

=    Anemeca W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 179. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Morpheis Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

=    Charidryas Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea nycteis E. Doubleday, 1847, in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(12): pl. 23, fig. 3; (21): 181, no. 23 (1848), by original designation.

      =    ‡Limnaecia Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea harrisii Scudder, 1863, Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 167-168, no. 36, by original designation. Preoccupied by Limnaecia Stainton, 1851, Suppl. Cat. Brit. Pteroph.: 4.

=    Thessalia Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 238, 265, no. 49. Type-species: Melitaea leanira C. Felder & R. Felder, 1860, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 4(4): 106, no. 64, by original designation.

 

Chlosyne fulvia (W. H. Edwards, 1879)

Can. Entomol. 11(6): 117-118.

Original Combination: Melitaea Fulvia

Type Locality: “Western Texas”; defined as “grasslands adjacent to the Wichita River...Archer County, Texas” by F. Brown (1966), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 92(3): 390-391.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1966), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 92(3): 391, fig. 12 ♂ D&V; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): 131, pl. 59, fig. 6 ♂ V.

=    ‡”sinefascia” (R. Williams, 1914)

Entomol. News 25(6): 265, no. 6.

Original Combination: Melitaea fulvia sinefascia n. aberr.

Type Locality: “Jamez [sic!] Mountains, New Mexico” implied from the title of the paper. [Jemez Mountains, Sandoval County]

Types: “Holotype” in CMNH.

 

Chlosyne fulvia pariaensis (M. Smith & Brock, 1988)

Bull. Allyn Mus. (118): 10-12, figs. 15 ♂ D, 16 ♀ D, 29 ♂ D, 30 ♀ D, 31 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thessalia fulvia pariaensis

Type Locality: “Utah, Kane County, the Cockscomb Ridge, ca. 61 road km east of Kanab”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

Bibliography

Austin, George T. and Michael J. Smith. 1998. 27. Revision of the Thessalia leanira complex (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Melitaeinae): Thessalia leanira (C. & R. Felder), with descriptions of four new subspecies. Pp. 333-358, 67 figs., in: T. C. Emmel (Ed.), Systematics of western North American Butterflies. Gainesville; Mariposa Press. {[18] Dec 1998} 

Smith, Michael J. and Jim P. Brock. 1988. A review of the Thessalia leanira complex in the southwestern United States (Nymphalidae: Melitaeinae), with a description of two new subspecies of Thessalia fulvia. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum (118): 21 pp., 34 figs. {11 Aug 1988} [description of Thessalia fulvia pariaensis]

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