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Hesperopsis a. alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)
(Saltbush Sootywing)

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[= texana], S AZ, NM, CO, far S MT, TX (verification needed for NE Mexico)

Synonymy

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

Genus Hesperopsis Dyar, 1905

J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 13(3): 118. Type-species: Thanaos alpheus W. H. Edwards, 1876, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 206, by original designation. Stanford (1981), in: Ferris and F. Brown, Butts. Rocky Mtn. States: 87, detailed the genus-level status of this taxon.

 

Hesperopsis alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)

 

                  Hesperopsis alpheus alpheus (W. H. Edwards, 1876)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 5(3/4): 206.

Original Combination: Thanaos Alpheus

Type Locality: “New Mexico”; defined as “sage brush country in Colfax County, New Mexico” by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 641.

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1975), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 101(4): 643, fig. 22 ♂ D&V.

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