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  • Entomology 108555 MCZ Entomology
  • Greta diaphanus
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paratype?
  • Mt. Diego de Ocampo
  • North and Central America: Dominican Republic: Santiago Province: Greater Antilles: Hispaniola
  • July '38 (1938-07-01 - 1938-07-31)
Greta diaphanus Drury, 1773
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Ithomiini Greta diaphanus
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758
Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: Greta diaphanus (Drury, [1773])
Fox 1963, Page 177, Paratype? of Hymenitis diaphana quisqueya
Specimen is not marked as a paratype but no other MCZ specimens of diaphanus are from the Dom. Repub. This specimen matches the original description.
Fox (1963), J. Res. Lepidoptera 2(3):173-184
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Fox (1963), J. Res. Lepidoptera 2(3):173-184
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North and Central America
Country: Dominican Republic
State/Province: Santiago Province
Island Group: Greater Antilles
Island: Hispaniola
Specific Locality: Mt. Diego de Ocampo
Verbatim Locality: Mt. Diego de; Ocampo, Dom. Rep. 3-4,000 ft;
Collecting Source: unknown
Elevation: 3000 to 4000 ft
Collecting Date: July '38 (1938-07-01 - 1938-07-31)
Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr.
additional number: Genitalia Preparation:1172-J
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
sex: Male
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Paratype Genitalia Slide No. 1172-J R. Fox IV-63 [This appears to be the paratype specimen which was deposited in the Carnegie Museum according to type designation. -RLH, 2015]
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