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Problema bulenta (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1837])
(Rare Skipper)

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

Genus Problema Skinner & R. Williams, 1924

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 50(1): 62. Type-species: Pamphila byssus W. H. Edwards, 1880, Can. Entomol. 12(11): 224, by original designation.


Problema bulenta (Boisduval & Le Conte, [1837])

Hist. Lépid. Amér. sept. (26): pl. 67, figs. [1] ♂ D, [2] ♂ V, [3] ♀ D, [4] larva, [5] pupa.

Original Combination: Hesperia Bulenta

Type Locality: Not stated (there is no text); “Georgia” implied from other drawings of the species by John Abbot.

Types: Types were the specimens that John Abbot painted and are probably lost.

F. Jones (1926), Entomol. News 37(7): 193-197, pl. 9, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♀ D, 3 ♂ V, 4 ♀ V, fig. of ♂ genitalia, detailed the rediscovery of this species, and provided the first written description of the taxon.



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