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Speyeria atlantis pahasapa Spomer, Scott & Kondla, 1998
(Atlantis Fritillary)

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Synonymy

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

Genus Speyeria Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 44. Type-species: Papilio idalia Drury, 1773, Ill. Nat. Hist. 1: 25, pl. 13, figs. 1-3 (1770); 2: index (1773), by original designation.

=    Semnopsyche Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 238, 258-259, no. 44. Type-species: Papilio diana, Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(9): 4 pl. 98, figs. D, E; 2(16): 148 (index), by original designation. Grey (1989), J. Lepid. Soc. 43(1): 1-2, determined this synonymy.

=    Neoacidalia Reuss, 1926

Dtsche. Entomol. Z. 1926(1): 69. Type-species: Papilio cybele Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 516, no. 311, by original designation.

=    Mesoacidalia Reuss, 1926

Dtsche. Entomol. Z. 1926 (1): 69. Type-species: Papilio aglaja Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1: 481, no. 140, by original designation.

=    Proacidalia Reuss, 1926

Dtsche. Entomol. Z. 1926 (1): 69. Type-species: Argynnis clara Blanchard, 1844; in Jacquemont, Voy. Inde 4 (Zool.): 20, pl. 2, figs. 2, 3, by original designation.

 

Speyeria atlantis (W. H. Edwards, 1862)

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 14(1/2): 54-55, no. 1; figured by W. H. Edwards (1868), Butts. N. Am. [1](1): pl. Argynnis 5, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Argynnis atlantis

Type Locality: “mountainous districts of the northern states and to parts of British America...Catskill Mountains, near the Mountain House...White Mountains...Williamstown, Mass...Lake Winnepeg...near Hudson's Bay...also...north side of Lake Superior”; defined as “Hunter, Green County, New York” by dos Passos (1935), Can. Entomol. 67(4): 85; lectotype labeled “Catskills.”

Types: Lectotype in CMNH, designated by dos Passos (1935), Can. Entomol. 67(4): 85, and again by dos Passos and Grey (1947), Am. Mus. Novit. (1370): 18; figured by F. Brown (1965), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 91(3): 296, fig. 20 ♂ D&V.

=    ‡”chemo” (Scudder, 1889)

Butts. East. U. S. and Can. 1(4): 573-574.

Original Combination: A[rgynnis]. a[tlantis] [ab]. chemo

Type Locality: “Lake Chemo, ten miles northeast of Bangor, Me.” [Penobscot County, Maine]

Types: “Lectotype” (#25828) in MCZ, designated by dos Passos and Grey (1947), Am. Mus. Novit. (1370): 18.

 

Speyeria atlantis pahasapa Spomer, Scott & Kondla, 1998

Papilio (n.s.) 8: 13, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V (holotype); 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V, 5 ♂ D, 6 ♂ D, 7 ♂ V, 8 ♂ V, 9 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Speyeria atlantis pahasapa

Type Locality: “Deerfield Reservoir, Pennington Co., S. D.” [South Dakota]

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

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