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Habrodais g. grunus (Boisduval, 1852)
(Golden Hairstreak)

Type Specimens
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Pinned Specimens
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Live Adults
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S CA & Sierra Nevada

Synonymy

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

Genus Habrodais Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 113, no. 17. Type-species: Thecla grunus Boisduval, 1852, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 289, no. 19, by original designation.

 

Habrodais grunus (Boisduval, 1852)

 

Habrodais grunus grunus (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 289, no. 19; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 235, fig. 1923 ♂ D&V. This figure does not represent the type, as determined by W. D. Field (1938), Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 37(1): 24-25.

Original Combination: Thecla grunus

Type Locality: “Californie” implied from the title of the paper; suggested to be “Sierra-Nevada Mountains” by W. D. Field (1938), Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 37(1): 24-25; neotype from “Hwy. 70 at Chambers Creek, North Fork Feather River Canyon, Plumas County, California.”

Types: Neotype in USNM, designated by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 10, figs. 21♂ D, 22 ♂ V.

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