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Astraptes galesus  (Mabille, 1888)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 706804

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  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  
                                        SubfamilyEudaminae Mabille, 1877  
                                           GenusAstraptes Hübner, 1819  
                                              SpeciesAstraptes galesus (Mabille, 1888)  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Subspecies Astraptes galesus cassius Evans, 1952  
                                                 Subspecies Astraptes galesus galesus (Mabille, 1888)  
       

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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: Astraptes galesus   
       
  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: Astraptes galesus   
       
  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: Astraptes galesus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lamas, Gerardo, ed.  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist: Part 4A, Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea   
  Page(s): xxxvi + 439   
  Publisher: Scientific Publishers   
  Publication Place: Gainesville, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0945417284   
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  Reference for: Astraptes galesus   
       
  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: Astraptes galesus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Concerning North American records, Pelham (2008:427) notes of Astraptes galesus (Mabille, 1888), This taxon was recorded from the U.S. (as "Telegonus hahneli") by Skinner (1901: 171), and listed by subsequent authors (e.g., Holland, 1931: 333). Misidentified for Astraptes galesus cassius Evans, 1952; it is not Telegonus hahneli Staudinger, 1888, which is a synonym of Aethilla memmius Butler, 1870. All records from our area are unsubstantiated; see Bailowitz and Brock (1991: 30-31). The species is unknown from Mexico (Warren 2000, 2002)"  
    The Checklist of North American Butterflies, 2nd Edition (2001) lists this as a "Neotropical species dubiously reported to have occurred naturally in the United States"  
 

 

   

 
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