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Achalarus lyciades (Geyer, 1832)
(Hoary Edge)

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E USA, (Veracruz)

Synonymy

(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Achalarus Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 71. Type-species: Papilio lycidas J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 39, pl. 20, 4 figs. (= Proteides lyciades Geyer, 1832, in: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [108], figs. 621, 622; 10, no. 311; preoccupied), by original designation.

=    Murgaria E. Watson, 1893

Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893(1): 19, 37. Type-species: Telegonus albociliatus Mabille, 1877, Petites Nouv. Entomol. 2(179): 162, no. 12, by original designation.

Achalarus lyciades (Geyer, 1832)

In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [108], figs. 621 ♀ D, 622 ♀ V [1826]; (text): 10, no. 311 (1832, name given); cited Papilio lycidas J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 39-40, pl. 20.

Original Combination: Proteides Lyciades

Proposed as a replacement name for Papilio lycidas J. E. Smith, 1797, with the same data (Code Article 60.3). This name was mentioned (as Proteides Lyciades) by Hübner [1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 105, without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

                   =    ‡lycidas J. E. Smith, 1797

In: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 39-40, pl. 20, figs. ♂ D, ♂ V, larva, pupa.

Original Combination: Papilio Lycidas

Type Locality: “Georgia” implied from the notes for the original drawing by John Abbot.

Types: Described, at least in part, from a John Abbot drawing; the specimens upon which this drawing was based are presumed lost.

Preoccupied by Papilio lycidas Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(10): 25, pl. 113, fig. A; (16): 149 (index).

‡”hedysarum” Scudder, 1889

Butts. E. U. S. & Can. 2(10): 1418.

Original Combination: [Achalarus lycidas] = Papilio hedysarum Abb.

This name was mentioned in the synonymy of Achalarus lyciades without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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