Panthiades, Hubner, 1819

Cock, Matthew J. W. & Robbins, Robert K., 2016, Annotated checklist and biogeographic composition of the Lycaenidae (Lepidoptera) of Trinidad, West Indies, Insecta Mundi 2016 (506), pp. 1-33: 24

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5353382

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:37A7668A-0D83-4DB0-BD28-C36302F18398

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DB5B67-4169-FFC2-86AC-FD4A8AF50185

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Panthiades
status

 

Panthiades   section

Ignata elana (Hewitson, 1874)  

Siderus elana (Hewitson)   : Kaye (1940, no. 236b), Barcant (1970, no. 342)

Kaye (1940) reports a specimen from St. Ann’s collected by R. Dick. A specimen in Barcant’s collection labelled as R. Dick’s original record is a female Parhassius polibetes   . In the absence of any other specimens, we conclude this record of I. elana   was an error.

Olynthus obsoleta (Lathy, 1926)  

A male collected at ‘Maturá’ (25 Nov 1874, light) is curated in the BMNH as from Trinidad. It is the specimen collected by J.W.H. Trail at Maturá (on the Amazon near Tonantins, Amazonas, Brazil) incorrectly treated as Bithys punctum   ? (Herrich-Schäffer) by Butler (1877). It is clear that the collection locality is not Matura, Trinidad.