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Speyeria edwardsii (Reakirt, 1866)
(Edwards's Fritillary)

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(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 edwardsii (Reakirt, 1866)

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 6(1): 137-139.

Original Combination: Argynnis Edwardsii

Type Locality: “California; Pikes Peak, Colorado Territory...Washington, D. C.?...Rocky Mountains...near Empire City, Colorado Territory, in the heart of the mountains only”; defined as “Pike's Peak, Teller County, Colorado” by dos Passos and Grey (1947), Am. Mus. Novit. (1370): 10; subsequently defined as “Empire, Clear Creek County, Colorado” by F. Brown (1965), Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 91(3): 257.

Types: Lectotype in FMNH, designated by dos Passos and Grey (1947), Am. Mus. Novit. (1370): 10.

            =    montana (Reuss, 1927)

Dtsche. Entomol. Z. 1926(5): 439; cited Reuss (1922), Arch. Naturgesch. 87A(11): 205.

Original Combination: A[cidalia]. edwardsi montana

Type Locality: “Montana”

Types: Holotype in ZMHB.

                   =    ‡”edonis” (Gunder, 1934)

Can. Entomol. 66(6): 125.

Original Combination: Argynnis edwardsii tr. f. edonis

Type Locality: “Beaver City, Larimer County, Colorado (10-12,000 ft.)”

Types: “Holotype” in AMNH.



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