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Myscelia cyananthe skinneri Mengel, 1894
(Blackened Bluewing)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

NW Mexico, stray to S AZ, S CA, S NM

Synonymy

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

Genus Myscelia E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 88. Type-species: Papilio orsis Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 20, index, pl. 16, fig. 3, by designation of W. Barnes and Benjamin (1926), Bull. South. Calif. Acad. Sci. 25(1): 15.

      =    ‡Sagaritis Hübner, [1821]

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [43]. Type-species: Sagaritis orseis Hübner, [1821], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [43], figs. 1, 2, 3, 4 (= Papilio orsis Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 20, index, pl. 16, fig. 3), by monotypy. Preoccupied by Sagaritis Billberg, 1820, Enum. Ins. Mus. Billberg: 134.

 

Myscelia cyananthe C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867

Reise Novara Zool. (3): 408-409, no. 619, pl. 53, figs. 6 ♂ D, 7 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Myscelia Cyananthe

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Holotype (#Rh9291) in BMNH; figured by Jenkins (1984), Bull. Allyn Mus. (87): figs. 70 ♂ D, 71 ♂ V.

 

Myscelia cyananthe skinneri Mengel, 1894

Entomol. News 5(3): 96.

Original Combination: Myscelia skinneri

Type Locality: “Bayemena, Sinoloa [sic!], Mex.” [Sinaloa, Mexico]

Types: Lectotype in RPM, designated by Fox (1942), Read. Pub. Mus., Sci. Pubs. 4: pl. 1, fig. 1 ♂ D; “types” figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 74, figs. 13 ♂ D, 14 ♂ V, 15 ♀ D, 16 ♀ V.

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