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Aguna a. asander (Hewitson, 1867)
(Gold-spotted Aguna)

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SE AZ & S TX (as stray) to Argentina

Synonymy

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

Genus Aguna R. Williams, 1927

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 53(3): 286. Type-species: Eudamus camagura R. Williams, 1926, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 52(2): 81-82, by original designation.

      =    ‡Tmetocerus Poujade, 1896

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1895(4)(26): cxliv. Type-species: Eudamus asander Hewitson, 1867, Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 9, no. 13, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Tmetocerus Hartert, 1891, Kat. Vögelsamml. Mus. Senckenberg: 141.


asander group, Austin & Mielke, 1998

Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 896.

 

Aguna asander (Hewitson, 1867)

 

Aguna asander asander (Hewitson, 1867)

Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 9, no. 13, figured by Hewitson (1875), Ill. exot. Butts. 5(96): pl. Eudamus III [51], fig. 24 V.

Original Combination: Eudamas asander

Type Locality: “Amazon (Ega)” [Tefé, Brazil]

Types: Lectotype in BMNH, designated by Austin and Mielke (1998), Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 896.

                   =    panthius (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)

Corresp-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 23(12): 186, no. 6.

Original Combination: [Eudamus] panthius

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Lectotype in ZMHB, designated by Austin and Mielke (1998), Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 896.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 134, determined this synonymy based on an examination of the unpublished drawing (pl. 109) made by Plötz. Bailowitz and Brock (1991), Butts. S.E. Ariz.: 22, also stated that this is a “form” of asander.

                   =    scheba (Plötz, 1881)

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 43(1-3): 94, no. 56; cited unpublished pl. 117.

Original Combination: [Eudamus] Scheba

Type Locality: “Süd-Amerika”

Types: Lectotype in ZMHB, designated by Austin and Mielke (1998), Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 896.

Godman (1907), Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7)20(116): 134, suggested this synonymy based on his examination of the unpublished drawing made by Plötz.

                   =    euthymides (Mabille & Boullet, 1912)

Annls. Sci. Nat., Zool. (9)16(2): 65, 69.

Original Combination: [Epargyreus Asander] Var. Euthymides Plötz

Type Locality: Not stated; referred to Plötz’ unpublished plate 107.

Types: Type(s) probably based on Plötz’ unpublished figures only.

Mabille (1903), in: Wytsman, Gen. Ins. 17a: 24, introduced this name (as Epargyreus euthymides) without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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