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The Rise and Fall of Tropical Blues in Florida: Cyclargus ammon and Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae).
The habitat, abundance, nectar sources, life history, and decline of endemic Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri is discussed and loss of habitat through coastal development is likely cause of this decline. Expand
An Updated Itinerary of Theodore L. Mead in Colorado in 1871, with Type Locality Clarifications and a Lectotype Designation for Melitaea eurytion Mead (Nymphalidae)
ABSTRACT. The discovery of the 1871 journal of Theodore L. Mead provides an opportunity to establish a more accurate itinerary of his exploration of Colorado that summer. The provenance of Mead'sExpand
Genomics reveals the origins of ancient specimens
The utility of genomics applied to ancient museum specimens is shown to delineate the boundaries of species and populations, and to hypothesize about genotypic determinants of phenotypic traits. Expand
A New Name for Alpine Populations of Hesperia colorado (Scudder) (Hesperiidae, Hesperiinae) in Colorado
ABSTRACT. A reevaluation of the lectotype and type locality of Pamphila (=Hesperia) colorado Scudder indicates that populations in Colorado which were described as Hesperia comma oroplata ScottExpand
Case 3767 – Papilio phoebus Fabricius, 1793 (currently Parnassius phoebus; Insecta, Lepidoptera): proposed conservation of prevailing usage of the specific name and that of Doritis ariadne Lederer,
Abstract. The purpose of this application under Article 75.6 of the Code is to conserve the specific names of the European ‘Small Apollo’ butterfly Parnassius phoebus (Fabricius, 1793) and the AltaiExpand
Updated List of the Butterflies and Skippers of Florida (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea).
An updated list of the butterflies and skippers of Florida is presented which treats 193 species (211 species and subspecies) and indicates general geographic range and status (resident, naturalized resident, immigrant, accidental introduction, stray, or status unknown). Expand
Butterflies that are Endangered, Threatened, and of Special Concern in Ohio
Four butterflies are endangered in Ohio. Three of these, Erynnis persius (Scudder), Incisalia irus (Godart), and Lycaeides melissa samuelis Nabokov, are restricted to the Oak Openings and use LupinusExpand
Hesperia illinois Dodge (Hesperiidae): An Invalid Neotype and the Designation of a Lectotype
ABSTRACT. The nominal taxon Hesperia illinois Dodge, 1872 (now recognized as Euphyes bimacula illinois) was described from over 40 specimens collected in Bureau County, Illinois, by the brothersExpand
Correct authorship of the name Phalaena ricini and the nomenclatural status of the name Saturnia canningi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae.
The eri silkmoth ( Samia ricini ) is the third most important silk producer in the world. The moth exists only in captivity, having been artificially selected from a wild progenitor, generallyExpand