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Lethe appalachia leeuwi Gatrelle & Arbogast, 1974
(Appalachian Brown)

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(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 appalachia R. Chermock, 1947

Entomol. News 58(2): 33-34.

Original Combination: Lethe (Enodia) eurydice appalachia

Type Locality: “Conestee Falls, near Brevard, North Carolina” [Transylvania County]

Types: Holotype probably in MGCL.


Lethe appalachia leeuwi Gatrelle & Arbogast, 1974

J. Lepid. Soc. 28(4): 359, 361, figs. 5 ♂ D (holotype), 6 ♀ D, 7 ♂ V (holotype), 8 ♀ V, 9/12 ♂ D&V, 10/13 ♂ D&V, 11/14 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Lethe appalachia leeuwi

Type Locality: “Wakelee, Cass Co., Michigan”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.



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