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Species Chlosyne eumeda - Medial Patch - Hodges#4501.2

Chlosyne eumeda (Godman & Salvin) - Chlosyne eumeda Chlosyne eumeda (Godman & Salvin) - Chlosyne eumeda
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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 Nymphalidae (Brush-footed Butterflies)
Subfamily Nymphalinae (Crescents, Checkerspots, Anglewings, etc.)
Tribe Melitaeini
Genus Chlosyne (Patches, Checkerspots)
Species eumeda (Medial Patch - Hodges#4501.2)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Eumeda Checkerspot (BOA)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chlosyne eumeda (Godman & Salvin)
Orig. Comb: Synchloƫ eumeda Godman & Salvin, 1894
Syn: Chlosyne marina eumeda (Godman & Salvin)
s. TX (1x stray) to Mex. - Map (MPG, BOA)
also (still unconfirmed?) reports of a stray or two to southeast AZ.
Discussion of First Confirmed U.S. Record: Sullivan City, Starr Co., Texas - 1974 (Bordelon & Knudson 2007)
See Also
- Range: s. TX (as a stray) to NE Mex.
Red-spotted Patch - Chlosyne melitaeoides
Det. Nick Block, 2007
Print References
Bordelon, C. & E. Knudson. 2006. (revised edition) Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the LRGV Part 1: Butterflies. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. viii + 84 pp., 20 plates.
Bordelon, C. & E. Knudson. 2007. "Year of the Chlosyne" in Texas. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 49(1): 3-7.
Kendall, R.O. & W.W. McGuire. 1984. Some new and rare records of Lepidoptera found in Texas. Bulletin of the Allyn Museum 86:1-50.
Kons, H.L. 2000. Phylogenetic studies of the Melitaeini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) and a revision of the genus Chlosyne Butler. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville. x + 798 pp.