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Satyrium a. auretorum (Boisduval, 1852)
(Gold-hunter’s Hairstreak)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Satyrium Scudder, 1876

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 3: 106, no. 8. Type-species: Lycaena fuliginosa W. H. Edwards, 1861, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 13(6): 160, 164, no. 10, by original designation. The generic synonymy below generally follows Clench (1979), J. Lepid. Soc. 32(4): 277-281, with the caveat that there is disagreement over the rank of several taxa. The group is in need of revision.

 

Satyrium auretorum (Boisduval, 1852)

 

Satyrium auretorum auretorum (Boisduval, 1852)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (2)10(2): 288, no. 17; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 235, fig. 1921 ♂ D&V, and W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 76, fig. 14 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Thecla auretorum

Type Locality: “Californie” implied from the title of the paper; defined as “vicinity of Queen Lily Campground, near Belden, North Fork Feather River Canyon, elev. 2400', Plumas County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 9.

Types: Holotype in USNM; figured by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): figs. 15 ♂ D, 16 ♂ V.

                   =    tacita (Hy. Edwards, 1881)

Papilio 1(4): 54-55.

Original Combination: Thecla tacita

Type Locality: “Mendocino Co., Cal.” [California]

Types: Holotype in CMNH; figured by W. Holland (1931), Butt. Book (rev. ed.): pl. 64, fig. 19 ♂ D.

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