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Species Polygonus savigny - Manuel’s Skipper - Hodges#3873

Manuel's Skipper - Polygonus savigny Manuel's Skipper (Polygonus savigny) - Polygonus savigny Polygonus savigny or leo? - Polygonus savigny
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Eudaminae (Dicot Skippers)
Genus Polygonus
Species savigny (Manuel’s Skipper - Hodges#3873)
Hodges Number
3873
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Polygonus savigny (Latreille)
Orig. Comb: Hesperia savigny Latreille, [1824]
Syn: Polygonus manueli E. Bell & W. Comstock, 1948
Numbers
Polygonus savigny savigny (Latreille, [1824])
Polygonus s. punctus Bell & Comstock, 1948
Identification
Range
s. TX (as strays) to Argentina / W. Indies -
One paratype, possibly mislabeled, from “Royal Palm Hammock, [Miami-Dade County] Florida” was figured by Klots (1951) (1)
Print References
Glassberg, J., 2012. A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America. Sunstreak Books, Morristown, New Jersey. (2)
Latreille, P.A., 1824. Encyclopédie Méthodique: Histoire Naturelle: 741.
Mielke and Casagrande (2002). Revta. bras. Zool. 19(supl. 1): 40.
Works Cited
1.A Field Guide to the Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains
Alexander B. Klots. 1951. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. xvi + 349 pp.
2.A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America
Jeffrey Glassberg. 2012. Sunstreak.