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Eunica t. tatila (Herrich-Schäffer, [1855])
(Florida Purplewing)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

E & W Mexico (strays far N from E MX) to Costa Rica

Synonymy

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

Genus Eunica Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 61. Type-species: Papilio monima Stoll, 1782, Uitl. Kapellen 4(33): 202, pl. 387, figs. F, G; (34): 250 (index), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 10(2): 171, no. 426.

=    Evonyme Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 61. Type-species: Papilio amelia Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2 (12): 61, pl. 136, figs. B, C; (16): 147 (index), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 176, no. 458.

      =    ‡Eunice Geyer, 1832

In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. Exot. Schmett. 4: 39, no. 392. Type-species: Eunice taurione Geyer, 1832, in: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. Exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [135], figs. 783, 784; 39, no. 392 (= Nymphalis marsolia Godart, [1824], Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): 418, no. 214; synonym), by designation of Hemming (1939), Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (B)8(7): 134. Preoccupied by Eunice Rafinesque, 1815, Analyse Nat.: 135, and Eunice Schinz, 1822, in: Cuvier, Thierreich 2: 310.

      =    ‡Callianira E. Doubleday, 1847

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(14): pl. 28, fig. 1; (2)(32): 251 (1850). Type-species: Callianira alcmena E. Doubleday, [1847], in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(14): pl. 28, fig. 1, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Callianira Péron & Lesuer, 1810, Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris 15(85): 65, and Callianira Hübner, [1819], Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 38.

      =    ‡Faunia Poey, 1847

Mem. Soc. R. Econ. Habana (2)3(3): 178. Type-species: Papilio orphise Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(4): 67, pl. 42, figs. E, F; (8): 153 (index), by monotypy. Preoccupied by Faunia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, Mem. pres. Acad. Sci., Paris 2: 270.

      =    ‡Amycla E. Doubleday, 1849

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1)(28): 223. Type-species: Eunice taurione Geyer, 1832, in: Hübner Zutr. Samml. Exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [135], figs. 783, 784; 39, no. 392 (= Nymphalis marsolia Godart, [1824], Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): 418, no. 214; synonym), by monotypy. Preoccupied by Amycla Rafinesque, 1815, Analyse Nat.: 118.

=    Libythina C. Felder, 1861

Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. germ. Nat. Cur. 28(3): 49, no. 101. Type-species: Libythea cuvierii Godart, 1819, Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): 171, no. 6, by monotypy.

 

Eunica tatila (Herrich-Schäffer, [1855])

 

Eunica tatila tatila (Herrich-Schäffer, [1855])

Samml. neuer. Aussereurop. Schmett. 1(2): 54; 1(2)(4): pl. 17, figs. 69 ♂ D, 70 ♂ V, 71 ♀ D, 72 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Cybdelis Tatila

Type Locality: “Am Mer.” implied from the text, “Mexico” from the plate caption.

Types: Syntypes possibly in BMNH.

                   =    caerula Godman & Salvin, 1877

Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1877(1): 64, no. 12.

Original Combination: Eunica Caerula

Type Locality: “Guatemala”; syntypes from “Rio Polochic.”

Types: Syntypes (#Rh9307) in BMNH.

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