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Phyciodes batesii saskatchewan Scott, 2006
(Tawny Crescent)

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

Genus Phyciodes Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 29. Type-species: Papilio cocyta Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(9): 7, pl. 101, figs. A, B; (16): 148 (index), by designation of Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 46. The arrangement of species in this genus follows Wahlberg et al. (2003), Syst. Entomol. 28(2): 257-273.


Phyciodes batesii (Reakirt, [1866])

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 5(2): 226, no. 4.

Original Combination: Eresia Batesii

Type Locality: “Winchester, Va.; Gloucester, N. J.” Klots (1951), Field Guide Butts. N. Am.: 100, stated that the type locality is “Gloucester, New Jersey”; corrected to “Winchester Va.” by Scott (1994), Papilio (n.s.) 7: 44, since the only extant syntype is from Winchester. [Frederick County, Virginia]

Types: Syntype in FMNH, figured by Gatrelle (1998), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 1(3): fig. 14 ♂ D&V.


Phyciodes batesii saskatchewan Scott, 2006

Papilio (n.s.) 13: 22-23; figured by Scott (2006), Papilio (n.s.) 12: 6th row right ♂ D&V (holotype).

Original Combination: Phyciodes batesii saskatchewan

Type Locality: “Halfway Lake (N of Edmonton near Clyde) Alberta”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

                   =    ‡”harperi” Gunder, 1932

Can. Entomol. 64(12): 283-284.

Original Combination: Phyciodes batesii tr. f. harperi

Type Locality: “McCreary, Manitoba, Canada”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.


Layberry, Ross A., Peter W. Hall, J. Donald Lafontaine (plates by John T. Fowler). 1998. The butterflies of Canada. Toronto, Buffalo & London; University of Toronto Press: 280 pp., 32 pls., 294 maps and illus. {1998} 

Scott, James A. 2006. Phyciodes (Phyciodes): More progress. Papilio (New Series) 13: 38 pp., 5 tbls., cartoon {28 Apr 2006} [description of Phyciodes batesii saskatchewan]

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