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Chlosyne eumeda (Godman & Salvin, 1894) (NW Mexican segregate)
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Distribution: Sonora & Sinaloa, NW Mexico

Larval foodplants: Acanthaceae?

Synonymy

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

Genus Chlosyne Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 38, no. 37. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist., 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). The synonymy for this genus follows Wahlberg and Zimmerman (2000), Cladistics 16(4): 347-363.

      =    ‡Morpheis Geyer, [1833]

In: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett., 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Morpheis Hübner, [1820], Verz. bekannt. Schmett., 13: 196.

      =    ‡Synchloe E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 76. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 141, no. 253. Preoccupied by Synchloe Hübner, 1818, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 26.

      =    ‡Coatlantona W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 178. Type-species: Papilio janais Drury, 1782, Ill. Nat. Hist. 3: 22, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Synchloe E. Doubleday, 1844, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8). A junior objective synonym of Chlosyne Butler, 1870.

=    Anemeca W. F. Kirby, 1871

Syn. Cat. diurn. Lepid.: 179. Type-species: Morpheis ehrenbergii Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, as replacement name. Proposed to replace Morpheis Geyer, [1833], in: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl [5], figs. 1-4, preoccupied (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

=    Charidryas Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea nycteis E. Doubleday, 1847, in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(12): pl. 23, fig. 3; (21): 181, no. 23 (1848), by original designation.

      =    ‡Limnaecia Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 47. Type-species: Melitaea harrisii Scudder, 1863, Proc. Essex Inst. 3: 167-168, no. 36, by original designation. Preoccupied by Limnaecia Stainton, 1851, Suppl. Cat. Brit. Pteroph.: 4.

=    Thessalia Scudder, 1875

Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 238, 265, no. 49. Type-species: Melitaea leanira C. Felder & R. Felder, 1860, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 4(4): 106, no. 64, by original designation.

 

Chlosyne eumeda (Godman & Salvin, 1894)

Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6)14(80): 96, no. 2; figured by Godman and Salvin (1901), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 3(166): pl. 108, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Synchloë eumeda

Type Locality: “Mochitlan in the State of Guerrero, Western Mexico”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    dryope (Godman & Salvin, 1894)

Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (6)14(80): 96-97, no. 2; figured by Godman and Salvin (1901), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 3(166): pl. 108, figs. 3 ♂ D, 4 ♂ V (holotype).

Original Combination: Synchloë dryope

Type Locality: “State of Jalisco, Western Mexico”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

=fasciata Röber, 1914

In: Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 5(187): pl. 91g, fig. [5] ♂ D; (192): 452.

Original Combination: Chlosyne fasciata

Type Locality: “Mexico (Guerrero)”

Types: Lectotype in BMNH, designated by Lamas (1999), Revta Peru Entomol. 41: 41.

Bibliography

Forbes, William Trowbridge Merrifield. 1928. A key to the forms of the genus Chlosyne. (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 21(1): 98-100. {Mar [18 Apr] 1928} 

Godman, Frederick du Cane and Osbert Salvin. 1879-1901. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Zoology: Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera. London; Taylor & Francis, 3 volumes (Vols. 36-38): 1(Nym., Rio.)(1879-1886); xlv+487 pp.; 2(Pier., Pap., Lyc., Hes.)(1887-1901): 782 pp.; 3(plates): 1-48 (1879-1886); 49-112 (1887-1901) 

Godman, Frederick du Cane and Osbert Salvin. 1894. XVI.--Descriptions of new species of Rhopalocera from Mexico and Central America. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6)14(80): 95-98. {Aug 1894} [description of Synchloë eumeda, Synchloë dryope

Higgins, Lionel George. 1960. A revision of the melitaeine genus Chlosyne and allied species (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 112(14): 381-467, 134 figs. {31 Dec 1960} 

Hoffmann, Carlos Christian. 1940. Catálogo systemático y zoogeográphico de los Lepidópteros Mexicanos, Primera parte. Papilionoidea. Anales del Instituto de Biología. Universidad Nacional de México 11(2): 639-739, 2 maps. {[after 28 Dec] 1940} 

Lamas, Gerardo. 1999. Los Melitaeini americanos descritos por J. Röber (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Nymphalinae). Revista Peruana de Entomologia 41: 38-44. {20 Oct 1999}

Maza, Roberto F. de la. 1987. Mariposas Mexicanas. Guía para su colecta y determinación. México; Fondo de Cultura Económica: 304 pp., 67 pls., 58 figs. {Oct 1987} [Ed. 2 1991] 

Röber, Johannes Karl Max 1913-1914. Gattung Phyciodes. In: A. Seitz (Ed.), Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 5(162): pl. 92 {5 Jun 1913}; (183): 434-440, pl. 90 {10 Dec 1913}; (188): 449-450, pls. 88, 89. {[before 10 Feb] 1914}; (189): pl. 91. {14 Apr 1914} [description of Chlosyne fasciata

Seitz, Adalbert. 1916. 5. Gattung Chlosyne. Nachtrag. In: A. Seitz (Ed.), Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 5(212): 598. {15 May 1916}

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