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Piruna microstictus  (Godman, 1900)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 706699

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Small-spotted Skipperling [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyHesperioidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyHesperiidae Latreille, 1809 – Skippers  
                                        SubfamilyHeteropterinae Aurivillius, 1925 – Skipperlings  
                                           GenusPiruna Evans, 1955  
                                              SpeciesPiruna microstictus (Godman, 1900) – Small-spotted Skipperling  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Piruna microstictus   
       
  Source: Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition, website (version 2)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Produced by the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) Names Committee, and available online (with corrections) at http://www.naba.org/pubs/checklst.html (web page may not be identical to the printed edition)   
  Reference for: Piruna microstictus, Small-spotted Skipperling [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hodges, Ronald W., et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico   
  Page(s): xxiv + 284   
  Publisher: E.W. Classey Ltd. and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-86096-016-1   
  Notes: Other contributing editors: Tatiana Dominick, Donald, R. Davis, Douglas C. Ferguson, John G. Franclemont, Eugene G. Munroe, and Jerry A. Powell   
  Reference for: Piruna microstictus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Opler, Paul A.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies   
  Page(s): xvii + 396   
  Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company   
  Publication Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-395-63279-X   
  Notes: Illustrated by Vichai Malikul. Part of the Peterson Field Guide Series   
  Reference for: Piruna microstictus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pelham, Jonathan P.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalogue of the butterflies of the United States and Canada with a complete bibliography of the descriptive and systematic literature   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, vol. 40   
  Page(s): xiv + 658   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-4324   
  Notes: As noted in the Introduction, Pelham intentionally diverges from the Code's provisions on gender agreement (Articles 31 & 34), following original orthography instead   
  Reference for: Piruna microstictus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Concerning North American records that are referrable to another species, Pelham (2008:428) notes of Piruna microsticta (Godman, 1900) "Reports of this extralimital species from Texas refer to Piruna penaea (Dyar, 1918); see Opler and A. Warren (2002)"  
    ITIS has not looked into the gender disagreement between Pelham's use of "Piruna microsticta" versus other sources using "Piruna microstictus," although Pelham (2008) indicates he follows only the orthography of the name as originally published  
 

 

   

 
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