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Electrostrymon hugon (Godart, [1824])
(Ruddy Hairstreak)

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[= sangala, = cyphara]

Synonymy

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

Genus Electrostrymon Clench, 1961

In: P. Ehrlich and A. Ehrlich, How Know Butts.: 185, 218. Type-species: Papilio endymion Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 519, no. 324, by original designation.

=    Angulopis K. Johnson, 1992

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (21): 41-42, figs. 79, 80C, 80D. Type-species: Thecla autoclea Hewitson, 1877, Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 194; 2(7): pl. 77, figs. 616, 617 (= Polyommatus hugon Godart, [1824], in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (602), 640, no. 84; synonym), by original designation.

=    Rubroserrata K. Johnson & Kroenlein, 1993

Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) 34: 19-20, pl. VI, 2, fig. 1; type-species: Thecla mathewi Hewitson, 1874, Entomol. mon. Mag. 11(124): 106, by original designation.

 

Electrostrymon hugon (Godart, [1824])

In: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (602), 640, no. 84.

Original Combination: Polyommatus Hugon

Type Locality: Not stated; "Brasil" suggested by E. Doubleday (1847), List Spec. lep. Brit. Mus. 2: 32.

Types: Holotype in MNHP.

Identity of this taxon was established by Faynel and Bálint (2004), Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 109(3): 266-267, fig. 3.

            =    sangala (Hewitson, 1868)

Descr. new Spec. Lycaenidae: 35, no. 75; figured by Hewitson (1869), Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 2(4): pl. 54, figs. 314 ♀ D, 315 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Sangala

Type Locality: “Venezuela”

Types: Lectotype (#Rh1016) in BMNH, designated by K. Johnson (1992), Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (22)(vol. II): 42.

            =    cyphara (Hewitson, 1874)

Entomol. Mon. Mag. 11(124): 106; figured by Hewitson (1877), Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 2(7): pl. 74, figs. 579 ♂ D, 580 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Cyphara

Type Locality: “Panama”; suggested to be “either Isla Taboga or Ciudad Panamá” by Clench (1967), J. Lepid. Soc. 21(3): 184.

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    autoclea (Hewitson, 1877)

Ill. diurn. Lepid. Lycaenidae 1(7): 194; 2(7): pl. 77, figs. 616 ♂ D, 617 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Thecla Autoclea

Type Locality: “Nicaragua (Chontales)”

Types: Lectotype (#Rh1014) in BMNH, designated by K. Johnson (1992), Reps. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Wisc. (Stevens Point) (22)(vol. II): 42.

            =    callides (Dyar, 1914)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 47(2050): 151.

Original Combination: Thecla callides

Type Locality: “La Chorrera...Trinidad River” [Panama]

Types: Syntypes (#15760) in USNM.

Schaus (1920), Entomol. News 31(6): 176, placed this taxon in the synonymy of sangala.

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