Polythrixprocera(Plötz, 1880) Taxonomic Serial No.: 778287
Taxonomy and Nomenclature
- subsequent name/combination
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Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)
Produced by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Names Committee, and available online (with corrections) at http://www.naba.org/pubs/checklst.html (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)
Pelham, Jonathan P.
A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature
Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.:
Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40
xiv + 658
As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead
The Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition (2001) lists this as a "Neotropical species dubiously reported to have occurred naturally in the United States"
Concerning North American records that are attributable to another species, Pelham (2008:445) notes of Cephise procerus (Plötz, 1880), "Recorded in error from Texas, later corrected to Polythrix octomaculata by Freeman (1967: 278); procerus is now placed in Cephise Evans, 1952. See Austin and Mielke (2000). Extralimital"
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