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Doxocopa pavon theodora (Lucas, 1857)
(Pavon Emperor)

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S TX, E & W Mexico to Colombia

Synonymy

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

Genus Doxocopa Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 49-50. Type-species: Papilio agathina Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(14): 109, pl. 167, figs. E, F; (16): 147 (index), by designation of Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Rept. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 30.

=    Catargyria Hübner, [1823]

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [64]. Type-species: Catargyria laura Hübner, [1823], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [64], figs. 1, 2 (not 3, 4) (= Papilio laure Drury, 1773, Ill. Nat. Hist. 2: 31, index, pl. 17, figs. 5, 6; subspecies), by monotypy.

=    Chlorippe E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 108. Type-species: Nymphalis laurentia Godart, [1824], in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (335), 376, no. 86, by designation of Scudder (1875), Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 2(4): 248.

      =    ‡Chlorippe Boisduval, 1870

Consid. Lépid. Guat.: 47. Type-species: Nymphalis laurentia Godart, [1824], in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (335), 376, no. 86, by designation of Hemming (1939), Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (B)8(7): 134. Preoccupied by Chlorippe E. Doubleday, 1845, List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 108, and a junior objective synonym of that name.

      =    ‡Celtiphaga W. Barnes & Lindsey, 1922

Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 15(1): 92. Type-species: Nymphalis laurentia Godart, [1824], in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(2): (335), 376, no. 86, as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Chlorippe E. Doubleday, 1845, erroneously thought preoccupied, and a junior objective synonym of that name.

 

650.      Doxocopa pavon (Latreille, [1809])

In: Humboldt and Bonpland, Voy Rég. Équinox., Pt. 2 (Obs. Zool.) 1(4): 197-198, [36], pl. 18, figs. 3 ♂ D, 4 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Nymphalis Pavon

Type Locality: “le bois ombragés de Loxa” [Loja, Ecuador]

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

This name was spelled “pavonii” by Herrich-Schäffer, [1858], Samml. neuer. Aussereurop. Schmett. 1(2)(6): 77; an unjustified emendation.

            a.   Doxocopa pavon theodora (Lucas, 1857)

In: Sagra, Hist. Cuba: 7(2): 575-576, pl. 16, figs. 4 ♀ D, 4a ♀ V.

Original Combination: Apatura Theodora

Type Locality: “Ferdinand de Jagua” [Cuba]

Types: Location of type(s) not known, possibly in MNHP.

                   =    mentas (Boisduval, 1870)

Consid. Lépid. Guat.: 48.

Original Combination: Chlorippe Mentas

Type Locality: “Honduras”

Types: Type(s) probably in MNHP.

                   =    cuellinia Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 250.

Original Combination: [Chlorippe] pavon cuellinia

Type Locality: “Mexiko”

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

                   =    inumbratus Fruhstorfer, 1907

Stettiner Entomol. Ztg. 68(2): 250.

Original Combination: [Chlorippe] pavon inumbratus

Type Locality: “Paraguay”

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

                   =    subtuniformis (Röber, 1916)

In: Seitz, Grossschmett. Erde 5(241): 546.

Original Combination: [Chlorippe pavon] subtuniformis

Type Locality: Not stated.

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

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