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Euphyes dukesi calhouni Shuey, 1996
(Dukes' Skipper)

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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 dukesi (Lindsey, 1923)

Entomol. News 34(7): 209-210.

Original Combination: Atrytone (Euphyes) dukesi

Type Locality: “Mobile County, Alabama”

Types: Holotype in USNM; a paratype figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.):pl. 54, fig. 26 ♂ D.


Euphyes dukesi calhouni Shuey, 1996

J. Lepid. Soc. 50(1): 46-47, figs. 1, 2, 3 ♂ genitalia, 7, 8, 9, 10 ♀ genitalia, 15 ♂ D, 16 ♂ V, 17 ♀ D, 18 ♀ V (?holotype).

Original Combination: Euphyes dukesi calhouni

Type Locality: “Florida, Pasco County, ‘Cabbage Swamp.’“

Types: Holotype in CMNH.



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