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Biblis hyperia aganisa Boisduval, 1836
(Red Rim)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

SW USA & S TX (strays N), E & W Mexico at least to Costa Rica

Synonymy

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

Genus Biblis [Fabricius], 1807

In: Illiger, Mag. f. Insektenk. 6: 281, no. 13. Type-species: Papilio biblis Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 505, no. 261 (= Papilio hyperia Cramer, 1779, Uitl. Kapellen 3(20): 74, pl. 236, figs. E, F; (24): 175 (index); homonym), by tautonymy.

      =    ‡Zonaga Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 78. Type-species: Papilio biblis Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 505, no. 261 (= Papilio hyperia Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(20): 74, pl. 236, figs. E, F; (24): 175 (index); homonym), by monotypy. A junior objective synonym of Biblis [Fabricius], 1807.

 

Biblis hyperia (Cramer, 1779)

Uitl. Kapellen 3(20): 74, pl. 236, figs. E ♂ D, F ♂ V; (24): 175 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nymph[alis]. Phaler[ata]. Hyperia

Type Locality: “Eiland St. Thomas in de Westindiën” “l’Isle de St. thomas, aux indes Occidentales” [United States Virgin Islands]

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

                   =    ‡biblis (Fabricius, 1775)

Syst. Entomol.: 505, no. 261.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. N[ymphalis]. P[halerata]. Biblis

Type Locality: “America”

Types: Probable holotype in ZMUC.

Preoccupied by Papilio biblis Drury, 1773, Ill. Nat. Hist. 1: 9, pl. 4, fig. 2; 2: index.

                   =    ‡thadana Godart, [1819]

In: Enc. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): 326, no. 1.

Original Combination: Biblis Thadana

This name was proposed to replace Papilio biblis Fabricius, 1775, on the basis of tautonymy; a junior objective synonym. Grimshaw (1897), Trans. R. Soc. Edinburgh 39, part I(1): 5, recorded one ♀ “type” from the Dufresne collection in RSME; this cannot be a type since thadana is a replacement name.

 

Biblis hyperia aganisa Boisduval, 1836

Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: pl. 9 [=5B], fig. 7 ♂ V, explication plate.

Original Combination: Biblis Aganisa

Type Locality: “Java” in error. Godman and Salvin (1893), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 1(26): 276, stated that this was a transposition of “Mexique” as given for Melanitis ceryx, figured on the same plate, and more probably from “Java.”

Types: Type(s) may be in MNHP or BMNH.

                   =    pasira (E. Doubleday, [1848])

In: Gen. diurn. Lepid. (1): pl. 31, fig. 2 ♂ D [1848]; (2)(45): 406 (1849).

Original Combination: Didonis Pasira

Type locality: “Guiana”

Types: Syntype in BMNH.

‡”quautemotzin” (Arias, 1968)

Exp. cient. esp. siglo XVIII. Exp. Bot. Nueva España: 395.

Original Combination: Papilio Quautemotzin

Proposed without a description; a nomen nudum.

‡”ququhtemotzin” (Arias, 1968)

Exp. cient. esp. siglo XVIII. Exp. Bot. Nueva España: pl. [109], figs. 5-6.

Original Combination: Miahuaxochitl Ququhtemotzin

Proposed without a description; a nomen nudum.

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