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Speyeria i. idalia (Drury, 1773)
(Regal 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 idalia (Drury, 1773)

 

Speyeria idalia idalia (Drury, 1773)

Illustr. Nat. Hist. 1: 25, pl. 13, figs. 1 ♀ D, 2 ♂ D, 3 ♀ V (1770); 2: index (1773, name given).

Original Combination: Nym[phalis]. Phal[eratus]. Idalia

Type Locality: “New York”; neotype from “New York City, New York County, New York”, labeled “West Farms, New York City.”

Types: Neotype in AMNH, designated by dos Passos and Grey (1947), Am. Mus. Novit. (1370): 9.

                         =    ‡astarte (J. Fisher, [1859])

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 10(13): 179-180, pl. 2 ♀ D&V.

Original Combination: Argynnis astarte

Type Locality: “Nova Caesarea...New Jersey...Succasunna Plains near Schooley's Mountain, in Morris Co.”

Types: Holotype in FMNH.

Preoccupied by Argynnis astarte E. Doubleday, 1848, in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(21): 181.

                   =    ashtaroth (J. Fisher, [1860])

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 11(27): 352.

Original Combination: Argynnis Ashtaroth

Proposed to replace Argynnis astarte J. Fisher, [1859], with the same data (Code Article 60.3).

                         =    ‡”infumata” (Oberthür, 1912)

Études Lépid. Comp. 6: 315, pl. 104, fig. 969 ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Argynnis Idalia-Infumata

Type Locality: “Newark, N. J.” [Essex County, New Jersey]

Types: “Holotype” in USNM.

                         =    ‡”dolli” (Gunder, 1927)

Can. Entomol. 59(12): 286, no. 20, pl. B, figs. 20 ♀ D, 20b ♀ V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Argynnis idalia tr. f. dolli

Type Locality: “Richmond Hill, Long Island, N. Y.” [Queens County, New York]

Types: “Holotype” in USNM.

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