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Piruna a. aea (Dyar, 1912)
(Many-spotted Skipperling)

Pinned Specimens
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Larval Foodplants and Habitats
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

C & S Mexico to Guatemala

Synonymy

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

  Genus Piruna Evans, 1955

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (4): 10, 11. Type-species: Pholisora pirus W. H. Edwards, 1878, Field & Forest 3(7/8): 119, by original designation.

 

Piruna aea (Dyar, 1912)

 

Piruna aea aea (Dyar, 1912)

Proc. U. S. Nat. Mus. 42(1885): 44.

Original Combination: Butleria aea

Type Locality: “Sierra de Guerrero, Mexico...Oaxaca, Mexico”

Types: Syntypes (#14276) in USNM.

=    cingo Evans, 1955

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (4): 14, pl. 54 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: [Piruna] cingo

Type Locality: “Chilpancingo, Guerrero, 4600 feet”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

=    sombra Evans, 1955

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (4): 14, pl. 54 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: [Piruna cingo] sombra

Type Locality: “Guatemala”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

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