Phulia nymphula (Blanchard, 1852)

    altivolans Dyar, 1913

Original Description

Phulia altivolans Dyar, 1913

Type specimen(s)

Status: Lectotype
Specimen data: LT (♂, X.1911)
Additional information: "We select as the lectotype the male labeled 'Type' in the collection of the National Museum of Natural History (Washingotn, D. C.) and have pinned an appropriate label with it." (Field & Herrera, 1977: 19).
Current depository: USNM, Washington

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Cotahuasi, 9,000 feet"
Current country: Peru

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Phulia altivolans Dyar, 1913
Synonymized with Phulia nymphula nymphula (Blanchard, 1852) by Field & Herrera (1977: 18). Treated as a synonym of Phulia nymphula nymphula (Blanchard, 1852) by Lamas (2004: 115).


Original description not seen / checked! Lectotype designated by Field & Herrera (1977: 19).