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Lerema accius (J. E. Smith, 1797)
(Clouded Skipper)

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[including lochius], S USA (strays N) to Colombia & Venezuela

Synonymy

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

Genus Lerema Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 82. Type-species: Papilio accius J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 45, pl. 23, by original designation.

=    Sarega Mabille, 1904

In: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. (17b): 133. Type-species: Sarega staurus Mabille, 1904, in: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. (17b): 133, by monotypy.

 

202.      Lerema accius (J. E. Smith, 1797)

In: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 45-46, pl. 23, figs. ♂ D, ♂ V, ♀ D, larva, pupa.

Original Combination: Papilio Accius

Type Locality: “Georgia” implied from the notes for the original drawing by John Abbot.

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

            =    monoco (Scudder, 1863)

Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 178, no. 80.

Original Combination: Hesperia Monoco

Type Locality: “southern portions; Conn.Mass.” [Connecticut and Massachusetts]

Types: Syntypes (#15304) in MCZ.

            =    punctella (Grote & Robinson, 1867)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 1(1): 1.

Original Combination: Hesperia punctella

Type Locality: “Atlantic District. (Georgia!)”

Types: Holotype in MCZ.

            =    nortonii (W. H. Edwards, 1867)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 1(3): 286, 287-288, no. 4.

Original Combination: Hesperia Nortonii

Type Locality: “New Orleans” [Orleans Parish, Louisiana]

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown and L. Miller (1977), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 103(2): 266, fig. 4 ♂ D&V.

            =    parumpunctata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23(12): 196, no. 52.

Original Combination: [Goniloba] parumpunctata

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Syntypes in ZMHB.

            =    pattenii Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 82, no. 3.

Original Combination: L[erema]. Pattenii

Type Locality: “Guatemala”

Types: Holotype (#15318) in MCZ.

            =    phocylides (Plötz, 1882)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 44(1-3): 52, no. 350; cited unpublished pl. 578.

Original Combination: [Hesperia] Phocylides

Type Locality: “Laguayra” [Venezuela]

Types: Type(s) may be in ZSMC or lost.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 143, suggested this synonymy through an examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.

‡”curtius” Scudder, 1889

Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 2(11): 1768.

Original Combination: [Lerema accius] = Hesperia curtius Abb.

This name was mentioned in the synonymy of Lerema accius without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

‡”chamis” Scudder, 1889

Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 2(11): 1768.

Original Combination: [Lerema accius] = Hesperia chamis Boisd. manuscript

Proposed for a Boisduval manuscript name without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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