The Titian Peale Butterfly and Moth Collection
From: USA New Hampshire Original Locality Data: Pennsylvania: vic. Philadelphia, [leg. T.R. Peale, no date]; NOTE: Actual locality must have been White Mts. (NH) based on known distribution of this taxon !
Nymphalidae Oeneis melissa semidea (Say) [det. J.D. Weintraub]
Peale's Identification: Hipparachia semidea Type Say
Measurements: FWL = 25.7 mm Comments: Specimen drawn for Say by Peale (no date on box); [this is a primary type]
Specimen 12 in Peale Box 1A,
Box 1A data: "Pennsylvania; A; 8. Papilio Exlaucas [sic glaucus] ~~Astorias [sic asterius] & c." Collected by T.R. Peale in the vicinity of Philadelphia. Mounted: 1828 [or earlier?] - 1834