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Aguna claxon Evans, 1952
(Emerald Aguna)

Type Specimens photo collection:

Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 1:

Pinned Specimens photo collection Page 2:

Live Adults photo collection:

Immatures photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

Cuba, S Texas to Colombia and Surinam


(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.


claxon group Austin & Mielke, 1998

Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 910.


Aguna claxon Evans, 1952

Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (2): 60.

Original Combination: [Aguna] claxon

Type Locality: “Mexico, Atoyac, Vera Cruz” [Veracruz]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.



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