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Gorgythion begga pyralina (Möschler, 1877)
(Variegated Skipper)

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S TX to Guianas and Bolivia

Synonymy

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

Genus Gorgythion Godman & Salvin, 1896

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(128): 424. Type-species: Helias pyralina Möschler, 1876, Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 26: 343, pl. 4, fig. 31 (= Goniloba begga Prittwitz, 1868, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 29(4-6): 198, no. 60; subspecies), by designation of Lindsey (1925), Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 18(1): 88.

=    Escalophoides Köhler, 1923

Z. wiss. InsektBiol. 18(12)(Sonderheft): 33. Type-species: Helias tucumana Burmeister, 1878, Descr. phys. Rép. Argentine 5(Lépid.)(1): 261-262, no. 7 (= Goniloba begga Prittwitz, 1868, Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 29(4-6): 198, no. 60; subspecies), by monotypy.

 

Gorgythion begga (Prittwitz, 1868)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 29(4-6): 198, no. 60.

Original Combination: [Goniloba] Begga

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

            =    tucumana (Burmeister, 1878)

Descr. phys. Rép. Argentine 5(Lépid.)(1): 261-262, no. 7.

Original Combination: Helias Tucumana

Type Locality: “Tucuman, Argentina” implied from name and title of the book.

Types: Type(s) should be in MACN.

 

Gorgythion begga pyralina (Möschler, 1877)

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 26: 343, pl. 4, fig. 31 D.

Original Combination: [Helias?] Pyralina

Type Locality: “Paramaribo...dem Innern Surinams”

Types: Type(s) probably in ZMHB.

                   =    marginata Schaus, 1902

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 24(1262): 431.

Original Combination: Gorgythion Marginata

Type Locality: “Peru”

Types: Holotype (#5982) in USNM.

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