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Nisoniades rubescens (Möschler, 1877)
(Purplish Tufted-Skipper)

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

  Genus Nisoniades Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 108. Type-species: Papilio bromius Stoll, 1787, Aanhangs. Werk Uitl. Kapellen Pieter Cramer (1): 37, pl. 8, figs. 1, 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D; (3): 182 (index) (= Papilio mimas Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(5): 83, pl. 52, figs. E, F; (8): 152 (index); synonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 228, no. 752.

      =    ‡Pellicia Plötz, 1879

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 40(4/6): 176, 179. Type-species: Pellicia macarius Herrich-Schäffer, 1870, Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24(9/10): 160, no. 1, by original designation. Preoccupied by Pellicia Herrich-Schäffer, 1870, Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 24(9/10): 159.

 

Nisoniades rubescens (Möschler, 1877)

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 26: 340-341, pl. 4, fig. 29.

Original Combination: [Pellicia] Rubescens

Type Locality: “Surinam...Brasilien”; suggested to be “Surinam” by Evans (1953), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (3): 49, as implied from the title of the paper.

Types: Syntypes should be in NMW.

            =    bromias (Godman & Salvin, 1894)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(118): 370, no. 4; 3(119): pl. 83, figs. 13 ♂ D, 14 ♂ V, 15 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Pellicia bromias

Type Locality: “Mexico, Acapulco, Chilpancingo, Dos Arroyos, Atoyac, Teapa...Guatemala, Dueñas...Costa Rica, Caché...Panama, Chiriqui”; suggested to be “Mexico” by Evans (1953), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (3): 49.

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

            =    triangulus (Mabille, 1898)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 66(2/3): 198-199.

Original Combination: Achlyodes triangulus

Type Locality: “Tanampaya, Bolivie”

Types: Syntypes probably in ZMHB (Staudinger collection).

            =    clara (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916(20): 323.

Original Combination: Pellicia Bromias var. clara

Type Locality: “Guyane française, Brésil, Argentine”; suggested to be “French Guiana” by Evans (1953), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (3): 49.

Types: Syntypes in MNHP.

            =    nigra (Mabille & Boullet, 1917)

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916(20): 323.

Original Combination: Pellicia Bromias var. nigra

Type Locality: “Brésil, Argentine...Colombie, Guyane, Bolivie”; suggested to be “Brazil” by Evans (1953), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (3): 49.

Types: Syntypes in MNHP.

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