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Temenis laothoe (Cramer, 1777) (E Mexican segregate)
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S TX (as vagrant), E Mexico

Synonymy

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

Genus Temenis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (3): 34; Type-species: Papilio merione Fabricius 1781, Spec. Ins., 2: 94, no. 411 (= Papilio laothoe Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2 (11): 55, pl. 132, figs. A, B: 149 (index); homonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 278.

      =    Paromia Hewitson, 1861

Ill. exot. Butts. 2(40): [49]. Type-species: Paromia pulchra Hewitson, 1861, Ill. exot. Butts. 2(40): [49], pl. Epiphile II [25], figs. 1, 2, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Paromia Westwood, 1851, Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (2)1: 167.

=    Callicorina Smart, 1976

Illust. Encyp. Butt. World: 274 (appendix), no. 32. Type-species: Paromia pulchra Hewitson, 1861, Ill. exot. Butts. 2(40): [49], pl. Epiphile II [25], figs. 1, 2, as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Paromia Hewitson, 1861 (Code Articles 60.3, 67.8).

 

*666.    Temenis laothoe (Cramer, 1777)

Uitl. Kapellen 2 (11): 55, pl. 132, figs. A ♂ D, B ♂ V; (16): 149 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nymph[alis]. Phalerat[a]. Lathoe

Type Locality: “Surinamen” “Suriname”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

Recorded from Texas by Grishin (2005), News Lepid. Soc. 47(1): 3, 10, 6 figs.

                   =    ‡ariadne (Cramer, 1777)

Uitl. Kapellen 2(15): 127, pl. 180, figs. E ♂ D, F ♂ V; (16): 147 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nymph[alis]. Phalerat[a]. Ariadne

Type Locality: “Surinamen” “Suriname”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

Preoccupied by Papilio ariadne Linnaeus, 1763, in: Johansson, Cent. Ins. Rar. 24, no. 72.

                   =    ‡merione Fabricius, 1781

Spec. Ins. 2: 94, no. 411.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. N[ymphales] F[estivi]. Merione

Type Locality: “Surinami”

Types: Location of types not known.

Preoccupied by Papilio merione Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(12): 76, pl. 144, figs. G, H; (16): 149 (index).

                   =    ‡agatha (Fabricius, 1787)

Mant. Ins. 2: 54, no. 530.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. N[ymphalis]. P[haleratus] Agatha

Type Locality: “Indiis”

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

Preoccupied by Papilio agatha Cramer, 1779, Uitl. Kapellen 3(20): 74, pl. 237, figs. A, B; (24): 173 (index).

            =    violetta Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 229.

Original Combination: Temenis laothoe violetta

Type Locality: “Rio Waupes” [Colombia]

Types: Location of type(s) not known, possibly in ZMHB or BMNH.

            =    pseudolaothoe Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 230.

Original Combination: [Temenis] laothoe pseudolaothoe

Type Locality: “Obidos” [Pará, Brazil]

Types: Location of type(s) not known, possibly in ZMHB or BMNH.

            =    ottonis Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 231.

Original Combination: [Temenis laothoe laothoe] ♀ forma ottonis

Proposed to replace Papilio merione Fabricius, 1781, Spec. Ins. 2: 94, no. 411, with the same data (Code Article 60.3).

                   =    ‡”pseudariadne” Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 229.

Original Combination: [Temenis laothoe pseudolaothoe] forma pseudoariadne

Type Locality: “Obidos” [Pará, Brazil]

Types: Location of “type(s)” not known, possibly in ZMHB or BMNH.

                   =    ‡”creta” A. Hall, 1919

Entomol. 52(676): 198.

Original Combination: Temenis laothoë f. creta

Type Locality: “St. Jean du Maroni, French Guiana”

Types: “Holotype” in BMNH.

                   =    goesi Fassl, 1922

Entomol. Z. 36(10): 38.

Original Combination: Temenis laothoe goesi

Type Locality: “Viktoria und Alta-Mira...Rio Xingu” [Para, Brazil]

Types: Type(s) in NHMB.

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