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Papilio ornythion Boisduval, 1836 (Typical segregate)
(Ornythion Swallowtail)

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S Texas, E Mexico to Honduras

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 ornythion Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 354, no. 196.

Original Combination: Papilio Ornythion

Type Locality: “Yukatan” [Mexico]

Types: Holotype probably in BMNH.

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