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Mnasilus allubita (Butler, 1870)
(Butler's Skipper)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


 

Live Adults photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

E & W Mexico to S Brazil & Paraguay

Synonymy

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

Genus Mnasilus Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2(160): 569. Type-species: Mnasilus penicillatus Godman, 1900, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2(160): 570; 3(160): pl. 100, figs. 39-42 (= Pamphila allubita Butler, 1877, Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1877(2): 151, no. 257; synonym), by monotypy.

 

Mnasilus allubita (Butler, 1877)

Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)1877(2): 151, no. 257.

Original Combination: Pamphila allubita

Type Locality: “Obydos...Rio Sapó” [Óbidos, Pará, Brazil...Rio Sapó, Amazonas, Brazil]

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

Recorded from Texas by Reid and A. Warren (2009), News Lepid. Soc. 51(4): 115, 117, 2 photos.

            =    penicillatus Godman [1900]

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2(160): 570, 3(160): pl. 100, figs. 39 ♂ D, 40 ♂ V, 41 ♂ FW, 42 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Mnasilus penicillatus

Type Locality: “Mexico, San Blas in Jalisco...Frontera, Teapa...Guatemala, San Gerónimo...Panama, Chiriqui...South America, Lower Amazons to Brazil.”

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

            =    umbrosus (Mabille, 1883)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 27(c.r.)(31): lxii-lxiii.

Original Combination: Cobalus umbrosus

Type Locality: not stated.

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

            =    umbrosus (Mabille, 1883)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 27(c.r.)(31): lxiii.

Original Combination: Cobalus evanidus

Type Locality: “America meridionali”

Types: Syntype(s) probably in BMNH.

            =    zalma (Plötz, 1886)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 47(1-3): 89, no 19c.

Original Combination: [Cobalus] zalma

Type Locality: “Panama”

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

            =    amyrna (Mabille, 1891)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 35(c.r.)(18): clxxxiii.

Original Combination: Pamphila Amyrna

Type Locality: “Porto Cabello” [Venezuela]

Types: Holotype in ZMHB

            =    norma (Dyar, 1917)

Insecutor Inscit. menstr. 5(4/6): 65-66.

Original Combination: Vehelius norma

Type Locality: “Plantation Kitty, Georgetown, British Guiana”

Types: Holotype (#21188) in USNM.

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