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Euphyes c. conspicua (W. H. Edwards, 1863)
(Black Dash)

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

Genus Euphyes Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 80. Type-species: Hesperia metacomet T. Harris, 1862, Ins. injur. Veget. (3rd ed.): 317 (= Hesperia vestris Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10: 317; subspecies), by original designation. Shuey (1989), J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 160-172, discussed relationships between the various species and groups in this genus.

 

dion group Shuey, 1989

J. Res. Lepid. 27(3/4): 160.

 

Euphyes conspicua (W. H. Edwards, 1863)

 

Euphyes conspicua conspicua (W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 2(1): 14, 17, no. 5; (2): pl. 5, fig. 5 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Hesperia Conspicua

Type Locality: “Lansing, Michigan”; neotype from “Dansville State Game Area, Ingham County, Michigan”

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1980), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 106(1): 79, fig. 26 ♀ D&V.

Species-genus gender conformation is conspicuus.

                   =    pontiac (W. H. Edwards, 1863)

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 2(1): 14, 17-18, no. 6: (4): pl. 11, fig. 5 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Hesperia Pontiac

Type Locality: “Lansing, Michigan”; neotype from “Dansville State Game Area, Ingham County, Michigan”

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1980), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 106(1): 81, fig. 27 ♂ D&V.

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