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

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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.