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Chioides albofasciatus (Hewitson, 1867)
(White-striped Longtail)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S TX, S NM, SE AZ, to Costa Rica; Baja California Sur


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

Genus Chioides Lindsey, 1921

Bull. Labs. Nat. Hist. St. Univ. Iowa 9(4): 25-26. Type-species: Eudamus albofasciatus Hewitson, 1867, Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 3-4, no. 2, by original designation.


Chioides albofasciatus (Hewitson, 1867)

Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (1): 3-4, no. 2; figured by Hewitson (1875), Ill. exot. Butts. 5(96): pl. Eudamus II [50], fig. 15 V.

Original Combination: Eudamus albofasciatus

Type Locality: “Guatemala (Polochic Valley)”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

Austin and A. Warren (2002), Dugesiana 9(2): 17-18, recently corroborated the species-level status of this taxon.



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