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Dynamine dyonis Geyer, 1837
(Blue-eyed Sailor)

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

Genus Dynamine Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 41. Type-species: Papilio mylitta Cramer, 1779, Uitl. Kapellen 3(22): 107, pl. 253, figs. D, E; (24): 175 (index) (= Papilio postverta Cramer, 1779, Uitl. Kapellen 3(22): 109, pl. 254, f. C, D; (24): 176 (index); synonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 160, no. 361.

=    Sironia Hübner, 1823

Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: 31. Type-species: Sironia tithia Hübner, 1823, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [68], figs. 391, 392; 31, no. 196, by monotypy.

=    Eubagis Boisduval, 1832

In: d'Urville, Voy. Astrolabe 1(Lep): 70. Type-species: Papilio athemon Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 484, no. 157, by monotypy.

=    Arisba E. Doubleday, 1847

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 2: 11. Type-species: Papilio agacles Dalman, 1823, Analecta Entomol.: 47, no. 19, by monotypy.


Dynamine dyonis Geyer, 1837

In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5: pl. [150], figs. 871 ♂ D, 872 ♂ V [1833]; 19, no. 436 (1837, name given).

Original Combination: Dynamine Dyonis

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.



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