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Wallengrenia egeremet (Scudder, 1863)
(Northern Broken-Dash)

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

Genus Wallengrenia Berg, 1897

An. Mus. Nac. (Buenos Aires) (2)5: 254-255. Type-species: Hesperia premnas Wallengren, 1860, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 4(2): 38, no. 20, by original designation. The arrangement here follows Burns (1985), Smithsonian Contrib. Zool. (423): 1-39.

=    Catia Godman, 1900

In: Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(156): 462, 481. Type-species: Hesperia drury Latreille, [1824], Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (723), 767, no. 110 (= Papilio otho J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 31-32, pl. 16; subspecies), by original designation.


Wallengrenia egeremet (Scudder, 1863)

Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 174-175, no. 73.

Original Combination: Hesperia Egeremet

Type Locality: “Mass....Georgia...Western States...N. England”

Types: Syntype (#15827) in MCZ.

            =    ursa (Worthington, 1880)

Can. Entomol. 12(3): 49, no. 1.

Original Combination: Pamphila ursa

Type Locality: “Lake Co., Ind., near Ills. Line”

Types: Location of type(s) not known (USNM?).

            =    cinna (Plötz, 1882)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 44(1-3): 58, no. 377; cited unpublished pl. 598.

Original Combination: [Hesperia] Cinna

Type Locality: “Union” [United States]

Types: Holotype may be in ZSMC or lost.



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