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Mimoides p. phaon (Boisduval, 1836)
(Variable Swallowtail)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

NE Mexico to Panama

Synonymy

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

Genus Mimoides K. Brown, 1991

Entomol. Z. 101(20): 375. Type-species: Papilio ariarathes, Esper, 1788, Ausl. Schmett. (4): 57, pl. 14, figs. 2 ♂ D, 3 ♂V, by original designation.

 

300.      Mimoides phaon (Boisduval, 1836)

            a.   Mimoides phaon phaon (Boisduval, 1836)

Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 319-320, no. 160.

Original Combination: Papilio phaon

Type Locality: “Mexique...Pérou”

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

Reported for Texas by Reid (2008), News Lepid. Soc. 50(3/4): 75, 87.

                   =    ulopos (G. Gray, [1853])

Cat. Lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1: 69, no. 312.

Original Combination: Papilio Ulopos

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

                   =    xenarchus (Hewitson, 1861)

Ill. exot. Butterflies 2(39): [5], pl. Papilio V, fig. 12 ♀ D.

Original Combination: Papilio Xenarchus

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

                   =    eridamus (Reakirt, 1866)

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 18(3): 248-249, no. 25.

Original Combination: Papilio Eridamus

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Syntype in FMNH.

                   =    metaphaon (Butler, 1874)

Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1874(4): 434.

Original Combination: Papilio Metaphaon

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Syntype(s) probably in BMNH.

                   =    immarginatus (Oberthür, 1879)

Étud. Entomol. 4: 97, under phaon, no. 298

Original Combination: [Papilio phaon] var. A immarginatus

Type Locality: “Mexíque”

Types: Holotype probably in BMNH.

                   =    pharax (Godman & Salvin, 1890)

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(88): 211, no. 36, (167): 729; 3: pl. 67, fig. 8 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Papilio pharax

Type Locality: “British Honduras, Corosal”

Types: Syntype(s) in BMNH.

                   =    praxenus (Ehrmann, 1919)

Lepidoptera (Boston) 3(5): 36.

Original Combination: Papilio ulopus [sic!] praxenus

Type Locality: “Honduras”

Types: Holotype in CMNH.

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