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Piruna polingii (W. Barnes, 1900) complex
(Four-spotted Skipperling)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

C AZ, S NM to Guerrero and Puebla


(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 polingii (W. Barnes, 1900)

Can. Entomol. 32(2): 42, 44.

Original Combination: Pyrgus Polingii

Type Locality: “Huachuca Mountains, Arizona” [Cochise County]

Types: Syntypes in USNM; two figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 51, fig. 19 ♂ D, 20 ♀ V.



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