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Erebia y. youngi W. Holland, 1900
(Young's Alpine)

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

Genus Erebia Dalman, 1816

K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. 37(1): 58. Type-species: Papilio ligea Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 473, no. 97, by original designation. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 506 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 1255.

      =    ‡Epigea Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 62. Type-species: Papilio ligea Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 473, no. 97, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 198. A junior objective synonym of Erebia. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 506 placed this name on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 1143.

=    Syngea Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 62. Type-species: Papilio pronoe Esper, 1780, Die Schmett. 1(2)(1): 23-24, pl. 54 (Cont. 4), fig. 1, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 198.

=    Phorcis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 62. Type-species: Phorcis epistygne Hübner, [1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 62, no. 591, by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 198.

=    Marica Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 63. Type-species: Papilio stygne Ochsenheimer, 1807, Schmett. Europa 1(1): 276, no. 52 (= Papilio meolans de Prunner, 1798, Lepid. Pedemont.: 71; synonym), by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 198.

=    Gorgo Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 64. Type-species: Papilio ceto Hübner, [1804], Samml. Europ. Schmett. 1: pl. 112, figs. 578, 579 (= Papilio alberganus de Prunner, 1798, Lepid. Pedemont.: 71; synonym), by designation of Hemming (1933), Entomol. 66(844): 198.

      =    ‡Oreina Westwood, 1841

In: Brit. Butts. Transf. (ed. 1): 76. Type-species: Papilio cassiope Fabricius, 1787, Mantissa Ins. 2: 42, no. 417, by designation of Butler (1868), Entomol. Mon. Mag. 4(45): 194. Preoccupied by Oreina Chevrolet, 1835, in: Dejean, Cat. Coléopt. (ed. 2): 402.

=    Medusia Verity, 1953

Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 5: 179. Type-species: Papilio medusa [Schiffermüller], 1775, Ankündung eines syst. Werkes Schmett. Wiener Gegend: 167, no. 10, by original designation.

=    Triariia Verity, 1953

Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 5: 186. Type-species: Papilio triarius de Prunner, 1798, Lepid. Pedemont.: 70, by original designation.

=    Truncaefalcia Verity, 1953

Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 5: 188. Type-species: Papilio aethiops Esper, 1777, Die Schmett. 1(1)(5): pl. 25 (Supp. 1), fig. 3; (9): 312-313, by original designation.

      =    ‡Simplicia Verity, 1953

Le Farfalle diurn. d'Italia 5: 194. Type-species: Papilio epiphron Knoch, 1783, Beitr. Insektengesch. 3: 131, no. 3, pl. 6, fig. 7, by original designation. Preoccupied by Simplicia Guenée, 1854, Spec. gén. Lépid. 8: 51.

=    Simplospinosia Verity, 1957

Entomol. Rec. & J. Var. 69(10): 225. Type-species: Papilio epiphron Knoch, 1783, Beitr. Insektengesch. 3: 131, no. 3, pl. 6, fig. 7, as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Simplicia Verity, 1953, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

 

alberganus group B. Warren, 1936

Monogr. Erebia: 217.

 

Erebia youngi W. Holland, 1900

Scott (1986), Butts. N. Am.: 245, no. 120, considered E. youngi to be the North American representative of E. dabanensis Ershov, 1872, Horae Soc. Entomol. Ross. 8(4): 315-316, no. 2. Troubridge and Philip (1983), J. Res. Lepid. 21(2): 107-146, detailed reasons for considering them separate species, and Belik and Zamolodchikov (2002), Nota Lepid. 25(1): 61-78, corroborated the species-level status of E. youngi.

 

Erebia youngi youngi W. Holland, 1900

Entomol. News 11(3): 388, no. 21.

Original Combination: E[rebia]. youngi

Type Locality: “mountains between Forty-Mile and Mission Creeks, N. E. Alaska”

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 61, fig. 28 ♂ D (lectotype), 29 ♀ D (paralectotype), 30 ♀ V (paralectotypes).

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