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Hylephila Billberg, 1820
Hylephila Billberg, 1820; Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 81, TS: Papilio phyleus Drury
Euthymus Scudder, 1872; 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 77 (preocc. Rafinesque, 1815 (Hymenoptera)), TS: Papilio phyleus Drury
= ; [NL4A, 69]
Andinus Hayward, 1940; Rev. Soc. Ent. Argent. 10 (3) : 284, TS: Andinus venustus Hayward
= ; [NL4A, 69]
Cordillana Hayward, 1941; Rev. Mus. La Plata (n.s.) 2 : 288 (unjust. repl. Andinus Hayward, 1940), TS: Andinus venustus Hayward

Euthimus ; Keferstein, 1874, (missp.)
Hylophila ; Pagenstecher, 1909, (missp.)
Hylephyla ; Gowdey, 1926, (missp.)
Hylephilahy ; Moore, 1937, (missp.)
Hylephia ; E. C. & G. P. Arruda, 1971, (missp.)
Hyelephila ; Emmel, 1975, (missp.)
Hilephila ; Buzzi, 1994, (missp.)
Hylephila ; Godman & Salvin, [1900], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 476
Hylephila (Hesperiinae) ; [NL4A, 69]

~25 spp.


The "ignorans" species-group
"ignorans" ; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 289

Hylephila ignorans (Plötz, 1883)
Venezuela. See [About maps] Hesperia ignorans Plötz, 1883; Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (4-6): 207, TL: [Mérida, Venezuela]
Polites ignorans ; Godman, 1907, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 22 (16) : 144; Draudt, [1923], in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 5: 929, pl. 181e
Hylephila ignorans ; Evans, 1955, Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 315, pl. 75; [BOW: pl. 83, f. 18]; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 292, f. 3a, 4, 9, 14, 21-22, 31; [NL4A, #1645]

Hylephila adriennae MacNeill & Herrera, 1998
Colombia. See [About maps] Hylephila adriennae MacNeill & Herrera, 1998; J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 295, f. 2, 3b, 5, 10, 15, 23-24, TL: Colombia, Dept. Cesar, headwaters of Rio Cambirumeina, S slope Cerro Icachui, 4000-4400m, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, 10°45'N, 73°34'W
Hylephila adriennae ; [NL4A, #1638]

The "venusta" species-group
"venusta" ; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 290

Hylephila lamasi MacNeill & Herrera, 1998
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila lamasi MacNeill & Herrera, 1998; J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 302, f. 6, 11, 16, 25-26, 32, TL: Peru, Ica, Paracas, sea level
Hylephila lamasi ; [NL4A, #1648]

Hylephila kenhaywardi MacNeill, 1998
N.Chile. See [About maps] Hylephila kenhaywardi MacNeill, 1998; J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 304, f. 7, 12, 17, 27-28, 32-33 (repl. Andinus venustus haywardi, Ureta, 1956)
Andinus venustus haywardi Ureta, 1956; Bol. Mus. nac. Hist. nat. Chile 26: 174, 175, pl. 11, f. 6a-b, 7 (preocc. Hylephila fulva ssp. haywardi Bryk, 1944), TL: Rio Toro, Elqui, Chile
Hylephila kenhaywardi ; [NL4A, #1647]

Hylephila venustus (Hayward, 1940)
Chile (S.Andes). See [About maps] Andinus venustus Hayward, 1940; Rev. Soc. Ent. Argent. 10 (3) : 285, TL: Andes E of Chillán, Chile
Hylephila venustus ; Evans, 1955, Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 314-315, pl. 75; [NL4A, #1657]
Hylephila venusta ; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 310, f. 8, 13, 18, 19, 29-30, 33

The "boulleti" species-group
"boulleti" ; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 290; MacNeill, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 86

Hylephila herrerai MacNeill, 2002
N.Chile. See [About maps] Hylephila herrerai MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 68, f. 4a, 12, 26, 32-33, 58, TL: Chile, "Arica", Parinacota, Cotacotani, 4500m
Hylephila herrerai ; [NL4A, #1644]

Hylephila pseudoherrerai MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila pseudoherrerai MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 69, f. 4b-c, 13-14, 34-35, 58, TL: Peru, Ayacucho, Reserva Nat. de Pampas Galeras, 4000m
Hylephila pseudoherrerai ; [NL4A, #1652]

Hylephila pallisteri MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru, W.Bolivia. See [About maps] Hylephila pallisteri MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 70, f. 1a-b, 4d-e, 15-16, 36-37, 58, TL: Peru, Cuzco, Ollantaitambo, 9200ft
Hylephila pallisteri ; [NL4A, #1649]

Hylephila blancasi MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila blancasi MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 71, f. 1c, 6, 9, 17, 38-39, 58, TL: Peru, Santia
Hylephila blancasi ; [NL4A, #1640]

Hylephila tentativa MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila tentativa MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 73, f. 1d, 4f, 18, 27, 40-41, 58, TL: Peru, Ayacucho, Apacheta de tambo, 4250m 12°59'S, 74°05'W
Hylephila tentativa ; [NL4A, #1656]

Hylephila shapiroi MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila shapiroi MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 76, f. 2a, 4g, 19,42, 58, TL: Peru, Dept. Junin, vic. Abra Anticona, 4843m
Hylephila sp. (cf. boulleti) ; Shapiro, 1985, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna and Environ. 20: 9, 10, f. 5(3), 6(3)
Hylephila shapiroi ; [NL4A, #1654]

Hylephila galera Evans, 1955
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila galera Evans, 1955; Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 314, pl. 75, TL: Peru, Dept. Junin, Galera Pass, 4800m
Hylephila galera ; MacNeill, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 78, f. 2b-d, 5a-b, 20-21, 43-44, 58; [NL4A, #1643]

Hylephila boulleti (Mabille, 1906)
S.Peru, N.Chile, W.Bolivia, NE.Argentina. See [About maps] Chaerephon boulleti Mabille, 1906; Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1906 (6): 67-68, TL: Peru
Hylephila boulleti ; Ureta, 1956, Bol. Mus. nac. Hist. nat. Chile 26: 176, pl. 2, f. 5b-d
Hylephila boulletti[sic] boulleti ; Ureta, 1963, Bol. Mus. nac. Hist. nat. 28: 78, 79
Hylephila boulleti boulleti ; Evans, 1955, Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 314, pl. 755
Hylephila boulleti ; [BOW: pl. 83, f. 17]; Peña & Ugarte, 1997, Las mariposas de Chile: 128; MacNeill, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 79, f. 3a-b, 5c-d, 7, 10, 22-23, 28-29, 46-51, 59; [NL4A, #1641]

Hylephila rossi MacNeill, 2002
S.Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila rossi MacNeill, 2002; J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 82, f. 3c, 24, 30, 52-53, 58, TL: Peru, (Puno), 10mi N of Ayaviri
Hylephila rossi ; [NL4A, #1653]

Hylephila peruana Draudt, 1923
Peru. See [About maps] Hylephila peruana Draudt, 1923; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 5: 929, pl. 180, f. ?, TL: Peru, Cuzco, 4500m
Hylephila lima Dyar, 1913; Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 639
Hylephila boulleti peruana ; Evans, 1955, Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 314
Hylephila boulleti perunana ; Shapiro, 1985, (missp.)
Hylephila peruana ; MacNeill, 2002, J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 85, f. 3d, 5e, 8, 11, 25, 32, 54-57, 59; [NL4A, #1650]

The "phyleus" species-group
"phyleus" ; MacNeill & Herrera, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 286

Hylephila phyleus (Drury, [1773])
-. See [About maps] Fiery Skipper
Papilio phyleus Drury, [1773]; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1: index et 25, : pl. 13, f. 4-5, TL: "Antigua"
phareus (Panzer, 1785)
?Phemiades augias Hübner, 1821; Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : 10, : pl. [40], f. 227-228
= ; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 51
Hylephila phyleus phyleus, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Hylephila phyleus phyleus, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Hylephila phyleus, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hylephila phyleus, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Hesperia phylaeus ; Boisduval
Euthymus phylaeus ; Scudder, 1872, 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 77
Hylephila phylaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Godman & Salvin, [1900], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 476, 3: pl. 93, f. 8; Dyar, 1903, Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 51; [BOW: pl. 22, f. 7]
Hylephila phyleus ; [NACL, #4013]; [BOC, 70]; [Opler]; [NL4A, #1651]
Misidentified/misapplied:
brettus; Holland, 1898
Hylephila brettoides; Wright, 1905
[phyleus-1v.jpg] 900x1075 (~97Kb) underside USA: LepSoc field trip to Patagonia, "Butterlfy garden", Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, 2.8.2005, Photo © Markku Savela [phyleus-2mu.jpg] 800x964 (~80Kb) upperside male USA: LepSoc field trip to Patagonia, "Butterlfy garden", Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, 2.8.2005, Photo © Markku Savela [phyleus-3mv.jpg] 1000x823 (~97Kb) underside male USA: Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., Arizona, 8.8.2005, Photo © Markku Savela

Larva on Poaceae, Agrostis, Sacchinarum officinarum, Cynodon dactylon, Stenotaphrum secundatum [NAB]


Michigan - Mexico, California, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina Papilio druryi Megerle, [1803]; (repl. name, suppr.)
Hesperia carin Hübner, 1823; (nom. nud.), TL: Brazil(Rio de Janeiro)
= ; [NL4A, #1651a]
Pamphila bucephalus Stephens, 1828; , TL: "N. Amer."
= ; [NL4A, #1651a]
Pamphila hala Butler, 1870; Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870 (4) : 504, TL: Venezuela
= ; [NL4A, #1651a]
Hylephila phylaeus[sic] ab. pallida Hayward, 1944; , TL: Argentina
= ; [NL4A, #1651a]
Hylephila phyleus muertovalle Scott, 1981; , TL: Furnace Creek, Death Valley, Inyo Co., California
Hylephila phyleus eureka Austin & Emmel, 1998; , TL: Eureka, California

phylaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Latreille, [1824]
philaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Ménétriés, 1855
phylacus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Gundlach, 1881
phylus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Wier, 1892
phytaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Ihering, 1908
phylaceus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Monte, 1934
plaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Moore, 1937
phlaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Tinkham, 1944
phileus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Forster, 1949
phyleas[sic, recte phyleus] ; Rawson, 1964
plylaeus[sic, recte phyleus] ; Silva, 1967
philea ; Schwartz et al., 1987
Hylephila phyleus eureka ; [BOC, 70 (form?)]
Hylephila phyleus muertovalle ; [BOC, 70]
Hylephila phyleus phyleus ; Brown & Mielke, 1967, J. Lep. Soc. 21 (3): 166; [NL4A, #1651a]
H. p. anca Evans, 1955
Peru phyleus anca Evans, 1955; , TL: Peru
Hylephila phyleus anca ; [NL4A, #1651b]
H. p. andina (Staudinger, 1894)
Bolivia Pamphila phylaeus[sic] var. andina Staudinger, 1894; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 7 (1) : 82, TL: Bolivia
Hylephila phyleus andina ; [NL4A, #1651c]
H. p. basistrigata (Eaton, 1932)
Peru phyleus basistrigata (Eaton, 1932) (Talides); , TL: Peru
Hylephila phyleus basistrigata ; [NL4A, #1651d]
H. p. monticola Hayward, 1939
Ecuador phyleus monticola Hayward, 1939; , TL: Ecuador
Hylephila phyleus monticola ; [NL4A, #1651e]
H. p. taxus Evans, 1955
Ecuador phyleus taxus Evans, 1955; , TL: Ecuador
Hylephila phyleus taxus ; [NL4A, #1651f]

 

Hylephila ancora (Plötz, 1883)
Hesperia ancora Plötz, 1883
Hylephila ancora ; [NL4A, #1639]

Hylephila fasciolata (Blanchard, 1852)
Chile. See [About maps] Hesperia fasciolata Blanchard, 1852; , TL: Chile
Hesperia emma Plötz, 1883; (nom. nud.)
= ; [NL4A, #1642]
Hylephila fasciolata ; [BOW: pl. 22, f. 7 (text)]; [NL4A, #1642]

Hylephila isonira Dyar, 1913
-. See [About maps] Hylephila isonira Dyar, 1913; Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 639, TL: Peru
Hylephila isonira ; [NL4A, #1646]
Peru Hylephila isonira isonira ; [NL4A, #1646a]
H. i. mima Evans, 1955
Peru Hylephila isonira mima Evans, 1955; , TL: Peru
Hylephila isonira mima ; [NL4A, #1646b]

Hylephila signata (Blanchard, 1852)
Chile, Brazil, Argentina. See [About maps] Hesperia signata Blanchard, 1852; , TL: Chile
Hesperia fulva Blanchard, 1852; , TL: Chile
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Hesperia lujana Plötz, 1883; , TL: Chile
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Hesperia grynea Plötz, 1883; , TL: Chile
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Pamphila antarctica Mabille, 1883; , TL: Brazil
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Hylephila fulva f. uretai Hayward, 1940; , TL: Chile
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Hylephila fulva haywardi Bryk, 1944; , TL: Argentina
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
Hylephila fulva haywardi f. paupera Bryk, 1944; , TL: Argentina
= ; [NL4A, #1655]
gyrnea ; Calvert, 1886, (missp.)
antartica ; Hayward, 1934, (missp.)
Hylephila signata ; [NL4A, #1655]

Hylephila zapala Evans, 1955
Argentina. See [About maps] Hylephila zapala Evans, 1955; , TL: Argentina
Hylephila zapala ; [NL4A, #1658]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BOA]
Interactive Listing of American Butterflies; Listado Interactivo de la Mariposas Americanas; Butterflies of America
[BOC]
Robert Michael Pyle, 2002; The Butterflies of Cascadia
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[ILMB]
Interactive Listing of Mexican Butterflies
[JLS]
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society; the original J. Lep. Soc. articles
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[NAB]
Pyle, 1981; Field Guide to North American Butterflies, National Audubon Society; ISBN 0-394-51914-0
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea
[Opler]
Opler & Warren, 2003 (April); Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico.


Some related literature:
Billberg, 1820
Enumeratio Insectorum Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 1-138
Brown & Mielke, 1967
Lepidoptera of the Central Brazil Plateau. I. Preliminary list of Rhopalocera (continued) J. Lep. Soc. 21 (3): 145-168
Butler, 1870
Descriptions of some new diurnal Lepidoptera, chiefly Hesperiidae Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1870 (4) : 485-520
Draudt, 1923
B. Grypocera, breitköpfige Tagfalter. 5. Die amerikanischen Tagfalter in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 5: 836-1022[?1012], pl. 189-208
Drury, [1773]
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 1 : 1-130, pl. 1-50 (1770), (1773)
Dyar, 1903
A List of North American Lepidoptera and Key to the Literature of this Order of Insects Bull. U.S. nat. Mus. 52 : 1-723
Dyar, 1913
Results of the Yale Peruvian expedition of 1911. Lepidoptera Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 45 (2006) : 627-649
Evans, 1955
A Catalogue of the American Hesperiidae, indicating the classification and nomenclature adopted in the British Museum. Part IV. Hesperiinae and Megathyminae Cat. amer. Hesp. Brit. Mus. 4: 499pp, pls. 54-88
Godman, 1907
Notes on the American Species of Hesperiidae described by Plötz Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 22 (16) : 132-155
Godman & Salvin, [1900]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. (1887-1901) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 1-782, 3: pl. 1-112
Hayward, 1940
Hesperioidea Argentina XI Rev. Soc. Ent. Argent. 10 (3) : 279-297
Hayward, 1941
Hesperiidarum Argentinarum Catalogus Rev. Mus. La Plata (n.s.) 2 : 227-340
Hübner, 1821
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 2 [1819-] 1823 Zuträge Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : [1-3], 4-6, [7], 8-32, [33-40] (1823), : pl. [36-38], f. 201-218 (1819), : pl. [39-66], f. 219-382 (1819 - 1821), : pl. [67-69], f. 383-400 (1821 - 1822)
Mabille, 1906
Description d'une Hesperide Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1906 (6): 67-68
MacNeill & Herrera, 1998; MacNeill, 1998
Studies in the genus Hylephila Billberg, I. Introduction and the ignorans and venusta species groups J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 277-317
MacNeill, 2002
Studies in the genus Hylephila Billberg, II. The boulleti species group J. Lep. Soc. 56 (2): 66-89
Peña & Ugarte, 1997
The butterflies of Chile Las mariposas de Chile: [9] + 357pp
Plötz, 1883
Die Hesperiinen -- Gattung Hesperia Aut. und ihre Arten. (3) & (4) Stett. ent. Ztg 44 (1-3): 26-64, (4-6): 195-233
Scudder, 1872
A systematic Revision of some of the American Butterflies; with brief notes on those known to occur in Essex County, Mass. 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 24-83
Staudinger, 1894
Hochlandine Lepidoptera Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 7 (1) : 43-100, pl. 1-2


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