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Satyrium kingi (Klots & Clench, 1952)
(King'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 kingi (Klots & Clench, 1952)

Am. Mus. Novit. (1600): 2-7, figs. 1A ♂ genitalia, 1D penis, 1G ♀ genitalia, 2A ♂ D (holotype), 2B ♀ D, 2C ♂ V (holotype), 2D ♀ V, 2E ♂ V, 2F ♂ V, 3A ♂ V, 3B ♀ V.

Original Combination: Strymon kingi

Type Locality: “Savannah, Georgia” [Chatham County]

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

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