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Aguna metophis (Latreille, [1824])
(Long-tailed Aguna)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S Texas to S Brazil


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

Genus Aguna R. Williams, 1927

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 53(3): 286. Type-species: Eudamus camagura R. Williams, 1926, Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 52(2): 81-82, by original designation.

      =    ‡Tmetocerus Poujade, 1896

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1895(4)(26): cxliv. Type-species: Eudamus asander Hewitson, 1867, Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 9, no. 13, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Tmetocerus Hartert, 1891, Kat. Vögelsamml. Mus. Senckenberg: 141.


metophis group Austin & Mielke, 1998

Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 906.


Aguna metophis (Latreille, [1824])

Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (713), 729, no. 2; figured by Boisduval (1836), Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: pl. 13, fig. 5 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Hesperia Metophis

Type Locality: “Bresil”

Types: Lectotype in BMNH, designated by Austin and Mielke (1998), Revta. bras. Zool. 14(4): 906.



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