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Papilio thoas autocles Rothschild & Jordan, 1906
(Thoas Swallowtail)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

Texas to Panama

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 thoas Linnaeus, 1771

Mant. Plant. (2nd ed.): 536; cited Drury (1770), Ill. Nat. Hist. 1: pl. 22, figs. 1, 2, Daubenton [1765], Miscellanea: pl. 69, and Seba (1764), Locuplet. Rerum Nat. Thes. 4: pl. 32, figs. 6 ♂ D, 7 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Papilio E[ques]. A[chivus]. Thoas

Type Locality: “Guadelupa, Surinamo”

Types: Type(s) apparently lost, as noted by Honey and Scoble (2001), Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 132(3): 386.

                   =    archimedes (Fabricius, 1938)

In: Bryk, Syst. Glossat.: 46, no. 97.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. Archimedes

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Holotype in ‘Museum Gallicum.’

 

Papilio thoas autocles Rothschild & Jordan, 1906

Novit. Zool. 13(3): 557-558, no. 66c; cited Papilio thoas (sensu Godman & Salvin (1890), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 3(89): pl. 69, fig. 4, and Maynard (1891), Man. N. Am. Butts.: fig. 10b).

Original Combination: P[apilio]. thoas autocles

Type Locality: “Guerrero” [Mexico]

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

                         =    ‡”nigrocaudata” Vázquez, 1948

An. Instit. Biol., Univ. Nac. Auton. Méx. (Zool.) 19(1): 234-235.

Original Combination: Papilio thoas autocles f[orma]. nigro-caudata

Type Locality: “Mapastepec, Chis...Tierra Blanca, Ver.” [Mexico]

Types: “Syntypes” in UNAM and MGCL.

                         =    ‡”ochracea” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta. Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 63.

Original Combination: Papilio thoas autocles forma ochracea

Type Locality: “Yaxchilan, Chis.” [Chiapas, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in UNAM.

                         =    ‡”nigrimarginata” Beutelspacher, 1976

Revta. Soc. Méx. Lepid. 2(2): 63.

Original Combination: Papilio thoas autocles ab. nigrimarginata

Type Locality: “Tajín, Ver.” [Veracruz, Mexico]

Types: “Holotype” in de la Maza collection.

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