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Feniseca tarquinius novascotiae McDunnough, 1935
(Harvester)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

Synonymy

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

Genus Feniseca Grote, 1869

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 2(3): 308. Type-species: Hesperia tarquinius Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 319, no. 207, by original designation.

 

Feniseca tarquinius (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 319, no. 207; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl 45, fig. 4; figured by Donovan (1800), Epit. Ins. India: pl. [44], fig. 1 (a copy from Jones’ Icones).

Original Combination: H[esperia]. R[urales]. Tarquinius

Type Locality: “Indiis”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

=    crataegi (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (13): pl. 37, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 larva, 5 pupa; (14): 128-129; cited Hesperia tarquinius Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 319, no. 207, Donovan (1800), Epit. Ins. India: pl. [44], fig. 1, and Erycina tarquinius Godart, [1824], in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): 580, no. 77.

Original Combination: P[olyommatus] Crataegi

Type Locality: “Géorgie”

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing. The specimens upon which this drawing was based are probably lost.

=    porsenna (Scudder, 1863)

Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 163-164, no. 12.

Original Combination: Polyommatus Porsenna

Type Locality: “Aroostook Co., Me....Norway, Me.” [Norway is in Oxford County, Maine]

Types: Type(s) may be in MCZ.

=    ‡”suffusa” Dean, 1918

Lepidoptera 2(8): 60.

Original Combination: Feniseca tarquinius var. suffusa

Type Locality: “Meramec Highlands” [Above the Meremac River, St. Louis-Jefferson counties, Missouri]

Types: Location of “holotype” not known.

 

Feniseca tarquinius novascotiae McDunnough, 1935

Can. Entomol. 67(7): 212.

Original Combination: [Feniseca tarquinius] nova-scotiae

Type Locality: “S. Milford, N. S.” [Nova Scotia]

Types: Holotype (#3995) in CNC.

Layberry et al. (1998), Butts. Can.: 119, did not recognize subspecies within F. tarquinius.

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