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Papilio astyalus pallas G. Gray, [1853]
(Broad-banded Swallowtail)

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Papilio astylus pallas

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

S Texas, E Mexico to N Costa Rica

Synonymy

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

Genus Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 458. Type-species: Papilio machaon Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 462, no. 27, by designation of Latreille (1810), Consid. gén. Anim. Crust. Arach. Ins.: 350, 440. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 278 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 703. The generic and subgeneric arrangement follows J. Miller (1987), Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 186(4): 365-512.

 

Papilio astyalus Godart, 1819

In: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (20), 62, no. 102.

Original Combination: Papilio Astyalus

Type Locality: “Brésil”

Types: Holotype should be in MNHP.

            =    lycophron (Hübner, [1823])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [100], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Heraclides Lycophron

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    mentor Dalman, 1823

Analecta Entomol.: 37-38, no. 2.

Original Combination: Papilio Mentor

Type Locality: “Brasilia?”

Types: Holotype possibly in NHRS.

                   =    ‡pirithous Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 358-359, no. 201.

Original Combination: Papilio Pirithous

Type Locality: “Cuba...Missions de l’Uraguay”; defined as “Uruguay” by Rothschild and Jordan (1906), Novit. Zool. 13(3): 573.

Types: Type(s) probably in BMNH.

Preoccupied by Papilio pirithous Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): 790, no. 235.

                   =    ‡oebalus Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 360-361, no. 204.

Original Combination: Papilio Œbalus

Type Locality: “l’Amerique du Sud”

Types: Type(s) probably in BMNH.

Preoccupied by Papilio oebalus Hofmannsegg, 1804, Mag. f. Insektenk. (Illiger) 3: 185.

                   =    ‡”delunensis” Niepelt, 1916

In: Strand, Lepid. Niepelt. 2: 21, pl. 13, fig. 10.

Original Combination: Papilio lycophron ab. delunensis

Type Locality: “Brazil”

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

                   =    ‡”paulina” Krüger, 1934

Entomol. Rdsch. 51(14): 152.

Original Combination: Papilio lycophron ♀ f. paulina

Type Locality: “São Paulo...Minas Geraës” [Brazil]

Types: “Holotype” possibly in ZMUH.

                   =    ‡”thersitoides” Rousseau-Decelle, 1943

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 48(8): 111.

Original Combination: Papilio lycophron lycophron f. ind. ♂ thersitoides

Type Locality: “Bella Vista, Parana, Argentinien”

Types: “Holotype” in MNHP.

                   =    ‡”suffusa” Rousseau-Decelle, 1943

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 48(8): 111.

Original Combination: Papilio lycophronpirothous f. ind. ♀ suffusa

Type Locality: “Paraguay”

Types: “Holotype” in MNHP.

‡”drepanon” G. Gray, 1856

List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. (1): 53, no. 202.

Original Combination: Papilio Drepanon

This name was listed without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

 

Papilio astyalus pallas G. Gray, [1853]

Cat. Lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1: 39, no. 193, pl. 6, fig. 1 ♂ D&V; under Papilio oebalus.

Original Combination: Papilio Pallas

Type Locality: “Mexico”; stated to be “Oajaca” by E. Doubleday [1845], List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 17. [Oaxaca]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

This name was listed without a description or indication by E. Doubleday [1845], List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 17, and (1846), in: Gen. diurn. Lepid.(1)(2): 17, no. 168; both are nomina nuda.

=    hozaus Ehrmann, 1921

Lepidoptera 5(1): 3.

Original Combination: Papilio hozaus

Type Locality: “Costa Rica”

Types: Type(s) probably in CMNH.

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