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Eurytides p. philolaus (Boisduval, 1836)
(Dark Kite-Swallowtail)

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Texas and Sinaloa S to Costa Rica

Synonymy

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

Genus Eurytides Hübner, [1821]

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [92]. Type-species: Eurytides iphitas Hübner, [1821], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [92], figs. 3, 4, by monotypy.

=    Bellerographium Möhn, 2002

In: Bauer and Frankenbach, Butts. World. Part. 14: 5. Type-species: Papilio bellerophon Dalman, 1823, Analecta Entomol.: 37, no. 1, by original designation.

 

marcellus group K. Brown, 1991

Entomol. Z. 101(21): 399.

 

Eurytides philolaus (Boisduval, 1836)

 

Eurytides philolaus philolaus (Boisduval, 1836)

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 256, no. 80.

Original Combination: Papilio Philolaus

Type Locality: “Mexique”

Types: Holotype in MNHP.

                         =    ‡ajax (Eimer, 1889)

Artb. Verwandtsch. Schmett. 1: 212.

Original Combination: Papilio Philolaus Ajax

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Location of “type(s)” not known.

Preoccupied by Papilio ajax Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 462, no. 26.

                         =    ‡”nigrescens” (Eimer, 1889)

Artb. Verwandtsch. Schmett. 1: 213.

Original Combination: Papilio Philolaus nigrescens

Type Locality: “Honduras”

Types: Location of “type(s)” not known.

Preoccupied by Papilio nigrescens Eimer, 1889, Artb. Verwandtsch. Schmett. 1: 88.

                         =    ‡”niger” (Eimer, 1889)

Artb. Verwandtsch. Schmett. 1: 214, pl. 4, fig. 1 ♂ D&V (“holotype”).

Original Combination: [Papilio] Philolaus niger

Type Locality: “Honduras”

Types: Location of “holotype” not known.

                         =    ‡”felicis” (Fruhstorfer, 1904)

Soc. Entomol. 19(4): 25.

Original Combination: Papilio philolaus ab. felicis

Type Locality: “Honduras”; syntype from “San Pedro Sula, Honduras.”

Types: “Syntype” in BMNH; figured by Tyler et al. (1994), Swallowtail Butts. Am.: pl. 65, fig. I ♀ D.

                         =    ‡”vazquezae” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta. Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 61, fig. 1B ♂ D.

Original Combination: Eurytides philolaus forma vazquezae

Type Locality: “Zoquiapan, Pue. (colln. Inst. Biol. UNAM)...Cañon del Novillo, Tamps....Tamán, S.L.P...Fortín, Ver....Mesa de San Diego, Pue....El Salto, S.L.P.”

Types: “Syntypes” in UNAM and de la Maza collection.

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