Antarctia persimilis Burmeister, 1878: 452

Beccacece, Hernan M., Vincent, Benoit & Navarro, Fernando R., 2014, The type-material of Arctiinae (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) described by Burmeister and Berg in the collection of the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia (Buenos Aires, Argen, ZooKeys 421, pp. 65-89: 79

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.421.6666

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:44B3D0A5-F01F-42AA-861F-AEAFAB173BE3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/24E98CB1-5F03-12D7-6386-283A8E4EC428

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scientific name

Antarctia persimilis Burmeister, 1878: 452
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Lepidoptera Erebidae

Antarctia persimilis Burmeister, 1878: 452  Fig. 22

Current identity.

Paracles persimilis  (Burmeister, 1878).

Material.

Described on the basis of a male and a female specimen from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Type locality.

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

MACN.

In the Burmeister collection there is a single female specimen with no label pinned on it (Fig. 22). The only label associated with the specimen is the square white label with "persimilis Burm[eister] Brasil." ( Burmeister’s handwriting) and a red label with the inscription "Lectotype ♀ Antarctia persimilis  Burmeister designated by Beccacece, Vincent & Navarro." It is inferred that the female specimen belongs to the original type series and we hereby designate it as lectotype [MACN]. It is in good overall condition.

Remarks.

The male syntype was not located.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Antarctia