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  • Entomology 15316 MCZ Entomology
  • Polythrix hirtius
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Syntype of Thymele vitreus
  • [no specific locality data]
  • South America: Venezuela
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-07)
Identifications
Polythrix hirtius (Butler, 1870)
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Eudaminae Polythrix hirtius
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Eudamus asine Hewitson, 1867
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Eudaminae Eudamus asine
Identified by Frederick D. Godman, Osbert Salvin on 1901-12-31
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Thymele vitreus Scudder, 1872
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Eudaminae Thymele vitreus
Identified by Samuel H. Scudder on 1872-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Scudder 1872, Page 68, Syntype of Thymele vitreus

Godman and Salvin 1901, Page 733, Voucher of Eudamus asine
If MCZ:Ent:192467 was originally a syntype, this citation might be seen as a lectotype designation. It seems more likely that Scudder added that Tehuantepec specimen later and that it was not part of the original type series used to describe T. vitreus.
 
Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Report. Peab. Acad. Sci. 1871:24-83
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Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Report. Peab. Acad. Sci. 1871:24-83
Godman & Salvin (1901), Biol. Cent.-Amer. Insecta. Lep.-Rhop. 2, 782pp.
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Godman & Salvin (1901), Biol. Cent.-Amer. Insecta. Lep.-Rhop. 2, 782pp.
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: South America
Country: Venezuela
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: Ven
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-07)
Collectors
[no agent data]
Identifiers
type number: 15316
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
life stage: Adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Syntype
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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.90

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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.90