Subfamily Satyrinae - Satyrs, Morphos and Owls
Refining the Diagnostic Characters and Distribution of Hermeuptychia intricata (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Satyrini)By Andrew Warren, Denise Tan, Keith Willmott, and Nick Grishin
Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 24(1): 44-51, 2014
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The absence of androconia on the dorsal surface of the wings is established as an external diagnostic character of male Hermeuptychia intricata Grishin, 2014, that distinguishes this newly described species from males of the sympatric H. sosybius (Fabricius, 1793). Additional United States records of H. intricata are reviewed, extending its distribution to include North Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, and central Texas. Observations on the phenology and behavior of H. intricata and H. sosybius in northern Florida are given.
A new Hermeuptychia (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) is sympatric and synchronic with H. sosybius ...By Qian Cong, Nick V. Grishin
ZooKeys, 379: 43–91, 2014
A new Hermeuptychia
(Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) is sympatric and synchronic with H. sosybius
in southeast US coastal plains, while another new Hermeuptychia
species – not hermes
– inhabits south Texas and northeast Mexico.
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A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America: Second EditionBy Jeffrey Glassberg
Princeton University Press, 2017
This is a revised second edition of the most detailed, comprehensive, and user-friendly photographic field guide to the butterflies of North America. Written by Jeffrey Glassberg, the pioneering authority on the field identification of butterflies, the guide covers all known species, beautifully illustrating them with 3,500 large, gorgeous color photographs—the very best images available. This second edition includes more than 500 new photos and updated text, maps, and species names. For most species, there are photographs of topsides and undersides, males and females, and variants. All text is embedded in the photographs, allowing swift access in the field, and arrows point to field marks, showing you exactly what to look for. Detailed, same-page range maps include information about the number of broods in each area and where strays have been recorded. Color text boxes highlight information about habitat, caterpillar food plants, abundance and flight period, and other interesting facts. Also included are a quick visual index and a caterpillar food plant index. The result is an ideal field guide that will enable you to identify almost every butterfly you see.