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Synapte pecta Evans, 1955
(Northern Faceted-Skipper)

Pinned Specimens photo collection:


Live Adults photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S TX, E & W Mexico to Costa Rica


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

Genus Synapte Mabille, 1904

In: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. (17b): 133. Type-species: Carystus salenus Mabille, 1883, Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 27(c.r.)(31): lx-lxi, by monotypy.

      =    ‡Godmania Skinner & Ramsden, 1924

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 75: 321. Type-species: Goniloba malitiosa Herrich-Schäffer, 1865, Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 19(3/4): 54, no. 11, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Godmania Horvath, 1919, Ann. Mus. Hungar. 17: 211, 222.


Synapte pecta Evans, 1955

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (4): 51.

Original Combination: [Synapte malitiosa] pecta

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

A. Warren et al. (1998), J. Lepid. Soc. 52(1): 53, and A. Warren (2000), in: Llorente et al., Biodivers. Taxon. Biogeogr. Artrópod. Méx. 2: 555, among other recent authors, considered pecta to be a species-level taxon.



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