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Neonympha h. helicta (Hübner, [1808])
(Helicta Satyr)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Neonympha Hübner, 1818

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 8, no. 4. Type-species: Papilio areolatus J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 25, pl. 13, by designation of Hemming (1937), Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (B)6(8): 150.

 

Neonympha helicta (Hübner, [1808])

The separation of N. helicta from N. areolata was discussed by Gatrelle (1999), Tax. Rept. Int. Lepid. Surv. 1(8): 1-8, but requires additional corroboration.

 

Neonympha helicta helicta (Hübner, [1808])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [95], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Oreas fimbriata Helicta

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “Georgia, United States” by Butler [1867], Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1866(3): 499, no. 117; neotype from “vicinity of Aiken State Park, Aiken County, South Carolina.”

Types: Neotype in MGCL, designated by Gatrelle (1999), Tax. Rept. Int. Lepid. Surv. 1(8): 2, fig. 4 ♂ V.

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