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  • Entomology 15320 MCZ Entomology
  • Piruna brunnea
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Syntype of Ancyloxypha brunnea
  • [no specific locality data]
  • Central America: Guatemala
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-07)
Identifications
Piruna brunnea (Scudder, 1872)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Heteropterinae Piruna brunnea
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Butleria brunnea (Scudder, 1872)
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Heteropterinae Butleria brunnea
Identified by Frederick D. Godman on 1901-12-31
Nature of ID: taxonomic revision
Remarks: Belongs to the genus Butleria. F. D. G.
Ancyloxypha brunnea Scudder, 1872
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Heteropterinae Ancyloxypha brunnea
Identified by Samuel H. Scudder on 1872-12-31
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
Scudder 1872, Page 74, Syntype of Ancyloxypha brunnea
Number of original specimen(s) not given.
Godman and Salvin 1901, Page 465, Voucher of Butleria brunnea
The specimen listed here as Scudder's "type" is supposedly "mutilated" but the MCZ specimen appears to be in rather good shape. It is possible Scudder replaced an broken original type female with another specimen, but it is hard to be sure on this point.
 
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: Central America
Country: Guatemala
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: Gautemala
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-05-07)
Collectors
Dr. Charles H. Van Patten
Identifiers
type number: 15320
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) good in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Female
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: Adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Type Jan.-Jun. 2001 MCZ Image Database
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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.90

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MCZ Entomology Coleoptera 010001-017196, pg.90