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Papilio garamas abderus Höpffer, 1856
(Magnificent Swallowtail)

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E Mexico

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 garamas (Geyer, [1829])

In: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl. [20], 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Euphoeades Garamas

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    asclepius (Geyer, [1829])

In: Hübner, Samml. exot. Schmett. 3: pl. [22], 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Heraclides Asclepius

Type Locality: “Mexico”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

The relative precedence of garamas over asclepius follows Lamas (2004c), Atl. Neotrop. Lepid. Chcklst. Part 4A: 97.

            =    cincinnatus Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 346, no. 186.

Original Combination: Papilio Cincinnatus

Type Locality: “Mexique”

Types: Holotype may be in MNHP or BMNH.

                   =    ‡”amisa” (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)

Novit. Zool. 13(3): 646, no. 117ba’.

Original Combination: [Papilio garamas garamas] ♀ f. amisa

Type Locality: “West Mexico: Guadalajara, Cuernavaca, Oaxaca”; lectotype from “Cuernavaca.” [Morelos]

Types: “Lectotype” in BMNH, designated by Tyler et al. (1994), Swallowtail Butts. Am.: pl. 95, fig. E ♀ D.

                   =    ‡”homeroides” Draudt, 1931

Entomol. Rdsch. 48(9): 103.

Original Combination: Papilio garamas ab. homeroides ♀ ab. nov

Type Locality: “Hauptstadt Mexiko” [D. F., Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” possibly in MTD (Draudt collection).

                   =    ‡”splendida” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 65, fig. 5 ♂ D, front cover ♂ D.

Original Combination: Papilio garamas forma splendida

Type Locality: “Atlixco, Pue....Izúcar de Matamoros, Pue.” [Puebla, Mexico]

Types: “Syntypes” in Velázquez and de la Maza collections.

                   =    ‡”ampliata” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 65, fig. 6 ♂ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Papilio garamas forma ampliata

Type Locality: “Zimapán, Hgo.” [Hidalgo, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in Velázquez collection.

                   =    ‡”diazi” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 65, fig. 7 ♂ D (“holotype”).

Original Combination: Papilio garamas ab. diazi

Type Locality: “Tepoztlán, Mor.” [Morelos, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in Velázquez collection.

 

Papilio garamas abderus Höpffer, 1856

Neue Schmett.: 1, no. 1, pl. 1, figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Papilio Abderus

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Type(s) may be in ZMHB.

Recorded from Texas by Bordelon and Knudson (2000), News Lepid. Soc. 42(1): 7, pl. 1, fig. 1.

                         =    ‡”amerias” (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)

Novit. Zool. 13(3): 646, no. 117ab’.

Original Combination: [Papilio garamas abderus] ♀ f. amerias

Type Locality: “Eastern Mexico: Vera Cruz”; lectotype from “Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico.”

Types: “Lectotype” in BMNH, designated by Tyler et al. (1994), Swallowtail Butts. Am.: pl. 95, fig. I ♀ D.

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