Main Introduction Page Electronic Reference Library Know-how Glossary of acronyms and other terms used on this website A Catalog of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada Illustrated Checklist of Neotropical Butterflies Support the Butterflies of America Foundation Interactive Listing of American Butterflies Photographer Credits Learn about contributing your photos Citation for this website Contact us
Papilionidae (Swallowtails)Pieridae (Whites and Sulphurs)Lycaenidae (Gossamerwings)Riodinidae (Metalmarks)Nymphalidae (Brushfoots)Hesperiidae (Skippers)Links to external lepidoptera websites
Loading

Satyrium fuliginosa tildeni Mattoon & Austin, 1998
(Western Sooty Hairstreak)

Type Specimens photo collection
Page 1:

Type Specimens photo collection
Page 2:

Type Specimens photo collection
Page 3:

Pinned Specimens
photo collection:

Live Adults
photo collection:

Larval Foodplants and Habitats
photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

 

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 fuliginosa (W. H. Edwards, 1861)

A. Warren (2005), Butts. Ore.: 142-146, discussed the relationship and distinctions between S. fuliginosa and S. semiluna.

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 13(6): 160, 164, no. 10.

Original Combination: Lycaena fuliginosa

Type Locality: “California”; neotype from “Summit,” currently known as Norden, El Dorado County, California.

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by Opler (1970), in: F. Brown, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 96(1): 28, fig. 3 ♂ D&V. A subsequent “neotype” in the USNM, was designated by Mattoon and Austin (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (53): 682 (this is the lectotype of suasa), who claimed that the first neotype represents populations that Lorquin, the probable collector of the original types, would not have likely sampled. Further research may demonstrate this a faulty assumption.

Species-genus gender conformation is fuliginosum.

=    suasa (Boisduval, 1869)

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 12: 51, no. 34; figured by Oberthür (1913), Étud. Lépid. Comp. 9(1): pl. 240, fig. 2080 ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Lycaena Suasa

Type Locality: “le sommet des montagnes de l’est”; defined as “Gold Lake, Sierra County, California” by J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 30.

Types: Lectotype in USNM, J. Emmel et al. (1998), Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (2): 30, figs. 225 ♂ D, 226 ♂ V.

 

Satyrium fuliginosa tildeni Mattoon & Austin, 1998

Syst. W. N. Am. Butts. (53): 682-683, figs. 5 ♂ D, 6 ♂ V (holotype); 7 ♀ D, 8 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Satyrium fuliginosum tildeni

Type Locality: “California: Siskiyou County; Siskiyou Mountains, forest route 40S01, 1675-2065 m, T47N R9W S19”

Types: Holotype in MGCL.

Bibliography

 

Top of PageMain PageReference Library Literature ListCitation Interactive Listing

This website is supported by Butterflies of America Foundation, a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) public charity.