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Papilio indra martini J. Emmel & T. Emmel, 1966
(Indra Swallowtail)

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Providence Mtns., San Bernardino Co., CA

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 indra Reakirt, 1866

Proc. Entomol. Soc. Philad. 6(1): 123-124.

Original Combination: Papilio Indra

Type Locality: “Pike's Peak, Colorado Terr.” [El Paso-Teller counties] This species is not currently known from the Pikes Peak area; the holotype probably came from the area west of Golden, Jefferson County, most likely Lookout Mountain or Mount Zion (A. Warren pers. comm. 2006).

Types: Holotype (#7010) in ANSP.

 

Papilio indra martini J. Emmel & T. Emmel, 1966

Entomol. News 77(3): 57-60, fig. 1 upper left ♂ D (holotype), upper right ♀ D, lower left ♂ V (holotype), lower right ♀ V, fig. 2 left column, bottom ♀ D, right column ♀ D.

Original Combination: Papilio indra martini

Type Locality: “Gilroy Canyon, elevation 5,600 feet, Providence Mountains, San Bernardino County, California”

Types: Holotype in LACM.

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