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Lethe anthedon borealis A. Clark, 1936
(Northern Pearly-eye)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Lethe Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 56. Type-species: Papilio europa Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 500-501, no. 247, by monotypy. The use of Lethe over Satyrodes and Enodia follows R. Chermock (1947), Entomol. News 58(2): 29-35, de Lesse (1957), Ann. Entomol. Soc. Fr. 125: 80-82, and Scott (1986), Butts. N. Am.: 233-236.

 

Lethe anthedon (A. Clark, 1936)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 85(2983): 255, pl. 22, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V (holotype).

Original Combination: Enodia portlandia anthedon

Type Locality: “Lava, Sullivan County, N. Y.” [New York]

Types: Holotype (#51137) in USNM; figured by A. Clark and L. Clark (1951), Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 116(7): pl. 7, figs. g ♂ D, h ♂ V, and J. Heitzman and dos Passos (1974), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 100(1): figs. 15 ♂ D, 16 ♂ V.

 

Lethe anthedon borealis (A. Clark, 1936)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 85: 255.

Original Combination: Enodia portlandia borealis

Type Locality: “Hymers, Ontario”

Types: Holotype (#51138) in USNM; figured by J. Heitzman and dos Passos (1974), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 100(1): figs. 17 ♂ D, 18 ♂ V.

The status of this taxon was recently studied by Grkovich and Pavulaan (2003), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 4(5): 1-15.

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