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Species Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri - Fritzgaertner's Flat - Hodges#3917

Fritzgaertner's Flat - Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri
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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 Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Tribe Celaenorrhinini
Genus Celaenorrhinus
Species fritzgaertneri (Fritzgaertner's Flat - Hodges#3917)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri (Bailey)
Orig. Comb: Pleusioneura fritzgaertneri Bailey, 1880
Explanation of Names
Patronym for Reinhold Fritzgärtner, government geologist for Honduras, who found the first specimens in a Salvadorian mine.
s. TX (as a stray) to Costa Rica - Map (MPG, BOA)
First U.S. Record: Pharr, Hidalgo Co., Texas - 1945 (Freeman 1945)
Print References
Freeman, H.A. 1945. Notes on some skippers, with new records for the United States (Lepidoptera, Hesperiidae). Canadian Entomologist 77(11): 201-203.
Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, v.3, p.62 - Bailey's original description of the species.
Internet References