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  • Entomology 210399 MCZ Entomology
  • Polygonia comma
  • whole animal (pinned)
  •    Paralectotype of Vanessa comma
    Syntype of Vanessa comma
  • [no specific locality data]
  • North America: United States: Massachusetts
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-08-14)
Identifications
Polygonia comma (T. Harris, 1841)
Animalia Arthropoda Ditrysia Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Nymphalinae Nymphalini Polygonia comma
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: Grapta comma Harr type (Ins. Inj. Veg. p. 221 1841)
Citations
Harris 1841, Page 221, Syntype of Vanessa comma

Calhoun 2009, Page 160, Paralectotype of Vanessa comma

 
Harris (1841), Rep. Ins. Mass. Inj. Veg. viii + 459pp.
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Harris (1841), Rep. Ins. Mass. Inj. Veg. viii + 459pp.
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: United States
State/Province: Massachusetts
Specific Locality: [no specific locality data]
Verbatim Locality: 85.
Collecting Source: unknown
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2014-08-14)
Collectors
Thaddeus W. Harris
Identifiers
additional number: 85
type number: 26345
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1
Attributes
sex: Male
Rachel L. Hawkins
life stage: Adult
  Rachel L. Hawkins
collection: Thaddeus W. Harris Collection
  Rachel L. Hawkins
Remarks: Paralectotype [Locality and collector inferred from publication.]
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