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Baeotis z. zonata R. Felder, 1869
(Bumblebee Metalmark)

Pinned Specimens
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

E & W Mexico to Venezuela 


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

  Genus Baeotis Hübner [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 21. Type-species: Baeotis hisbaena, Hübner, [1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 21 (= Papilio hisbon Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(7): 130, pl. 83, fig. C; (8): 149 (index); synonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 125, no. 158.


Baeotis zonata (R. Felder, 1869)

Baeotis zonata zonata (R. Felder, 1869)

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien. 19(2/3): 469, no. 15.

Original Combination: Baeotis zonata

Type Locality: “Portrero” [Veracruz, Mexico]

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

Repoted from Arizona by Saba & Winslow (2009), News Lepid. Soc. 51(1): 10, 30.

                   =    simbla (Boisduval, 1870)

Consid. Lépid. Guat.: 22.

Original Combination: Mesene simbla

Type Locality: “Guatemala”

Types: Type(s) should be in MNHP or BMNH.

                   =    libna (Butler, 1870)

Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4)5(29): 364-365

Original Combination: Charis libna

Type Locality: “Mexico?”

Types: Type(s) should be in BMNH.



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