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77a0401 – 4240.1   Pyrisitia westwoodii (Boisduval, 1836)
Distribution Data for Pyrisitia westwoodii
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Distribution: Arizona.
Type locality westwoodii: “Mexique”.
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Synonymy: Terias westwoodii Boisduval, 1836
Terias calceolaria Butler & Druce, 1872
Taxonomic Notes: Pyrisitia westwoodii (Boisduval, 1836), formerly a subspecies of 4240 Pyrisitia dina (Poey, 1832), is raised to full species status in Zhang et. al. (2021), Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv., 9(3):7.
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2021. Genomics-guided refinement of butterfly taxonomy. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 9(3): 1-55.

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