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Papilio indra pergamus Hy. Edwards, 1874
(Indra Swallowtail)

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Los Angeles, W San Berdo., Riverside, San Diego cos., 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 pergamus Hy. Edwards, 1874

Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. [1]5(27): 423-424.

Original Combination: Papilio Pergamus

Type Locality: “near Santa Barbara”; corrected to “Devil Canyon, about 11 km NNW of San Bernardino, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino County, California” by S. Miller (1984), J. Res. Lepid. 23(2): 175.

Types: Holotype in AMNH.

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