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Smyrna blomfildia datis Fruhstorfer, 1908
(Blomfild’s Beauty)

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S TX, E & W Mexico to Panama


(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

  Genus Smyrna Hübner, [1823]

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [65]. Type-species: Papilio blomfildia Fabricius, 1781, Spec. Ins. 2: 84, by monotypy.


Smyrna blomfildia (Fabricius, 1781)

Spec. Ins. 2: 84, no. 370.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. N[ymphales]. G[emmati] Blomfildia

Type Locality: “Brasilia”

Types: Syntype probably lost.

            =    proserpina (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 228, no. 713; cited Jones’ Icones 5, pl. 24, fig. 1.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. S[atyri]. Proserpina

Type locality: Not stated.

Types: Syntype in BMNH.

            =    pluto (Westwood, 1851)

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. 2(44): 392, no. 54.

Original Combination: Satyrus Pluto

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Syntype(s) possibly in BMNH.


Smyrna blomfildia datis Fruhstorfer, 1908

Int. Entomol. Z. 1(42): 319.

Original Combination: Smyrna blomfildia datis

Type Locality: “West-Mexiko”

Types: Syntypes possibly in BMNH.



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