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Nathalis i. iole Boisduval, 1836
(Dainty Sulphur)

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S USA (strays N to Canada) to Honduras, Greater Antilles

Synonymy

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

 

Genus Nathalis Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 589. Type-species: Nathalis iole Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 589, no. 9, by monotypy.

 

Nathalis iole Boisduval, 1836

 

Nathalis iole iole Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 589-590, no. 1.

Original Combination: Nathalis iole

Type Locality: “Mexique”

Types: Syntypes in MNHP.

            =    felicia Poey, [1852]

Mem. Hist. Nat. Cuba 1: pl. 18, figs. 18 ♂ V, 19 ♂ D, 20 ♀ D, 21 ♀ V [Oct 1852]; 443-444, no. 14 [Jun 1854].

Original Combination: Nathalis Felicia

Type Locality: “Habana...Cárdenas” [Cuba]

Types: Type(s) probably in MNHC; a possible syntype in ZMHB.

            =    irene Fitch, 1857

Trans. N. Y. State Agric. Soc. 16(1856): 485-486, no. 212.

Original Combination: Nathalis Irene

Type Locality: “valley of the Mississippi”; J. Barnes (1988), Bull. N. Y. St. Mus. (461): 112, no. 333, noted that Fitch’s original specimen was labeled “Tullehassie, AR. [sic!]” [Tullahassee, Wagoner County, Oklahoma]

Types: Holotype (#2717) either lost or destroyed; J. Barnes (1988), ibid., determined that there are no extant specimens in the NYSM.

            =    luteolus Reakirt, [1864]

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 2(3): 350-351, no. 2.

Original Combination: N[athalis]. luteolus

Type Locality: “Honduras”

Types: Syntype in FMNH.

                   =    ‡“pallida” W. D. Field, 1936

J. Entomol. & Zool. 28(2): 20.

Original Combination: Nathalis iole tr. f. pallida

Type Locality: “Lawrence, Kansas” [Douglas County]

Types: “Holotype” in USNM.

                   =    ‡”immaculata” W. D. Field, 1936

J. Entomol. & Zool. 28(2): 20.

Original Combination: Nathalis iole form immaculata

Type Locality: “Lawrence, Kansas” [Douglas County]

Types: “Holotype” in USNM.

                   =    ‡”albida” Avinoff & Shoumatoff, 1941

Ann. Carnegie Mus. 28(15): 309-310, pl. 36, figs. 1 ♂ D&V, 2 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Nathalis iole ab. albida

Type Locality: “an isolated elevation of over 3,000 feet called Low River, or All Sides, in Trelawny” [Jamaica]

Types: Types in CMNH.

                   =    ‡”viridis” Whittaker & D. Stallings, 1944

Entomol. News 55(4): 92.

Original Combination: Nathalis iole f. hiem. viridis

Type Locality: “Caldwell, Kansas” [Sumner County]

Types: “Holotype” in USNM.

                   =    ‡”alayoi” S. Torre, 1951

Mems. Soc. Cubana Hist. Nat. 20(2): 89, pl. 44, fig. 2 ♂ D (holotype).

Original Combination: [Nathalis iole] [form] alayoi

Type Locality: “500m del Castillo Peñas Altas, Playa de Bellamar, Matanzas” indicated in the legend to the plate. [Cuba]

Types: “Holotype” (#2767) in IZAC.

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