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Achalarus a. albociliatus (Mabille, 1877)
(White-edged Cloudywing)

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Larval Foodplants: Pithecellobium dulce (Roxb.) Benth.


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

Genus Achalarus Scudder, 1872

4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 71. Type-species: Papilio lycidas J. E. Smith, 1797, in: Smith & Abbot, Ins. Georgia 1: 39, pl. 20, 4 figs. (= Proteides lyciades Geyer, 1832, in: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 4: pl. [108], figs. 621, 622; 10, no. 311; preoccupied), by original designation.

=    Murgaria E. Watson, 1893

Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1893(1): 19, 37. Type-species: Telegonus albociliatus Mabille, 1877, Petites Nouv. Entomol. 2(179): 162, no. 12, by original designation.


       Achalarus albociliatus (Mabille, 1877)

Achalarus albociliatus albociliatus (Mabille, 1877)

Petites Nouv. Entomol. 2(179): 162, no. 12.

Original Combination: Teleg[onus].? albociliatus

Type Locality: “Colombia, Panama, Guatemala”; suggested to be “Colombia” by Evans (1952), Cat. Am. Hesp. Brit. Mus. (2): 127.

Types: Syntypes in IRSN.



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