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Emesis emesia (Hewitson, 1867)
(Curve-winged Emesis)

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Caesalpinia L.

Synonymy

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

Genus Emesis [Fabricius], 1807

In: Illiger Mag. f. Insektenk. 6: 287, no. 38. Type-species: Hesperia ovidius Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 320, no. 212 (= Papilio cerea Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): errata; synonym), by designation of Westwood (1851), in: Gen. diurn. Lepid. 2(47): 421. I.C.Z.N. Opinion 232 placed this name on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology as name no. 660.

=    Polystichtis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 18. Type-species: Papilio cerea Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): errata, by designation of Scudder (1872), 4th Ann. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. (1871): 49.

=    Aphacitis Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (2): 19. Type-species: Papilio dyndima Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 142, pl. 271, figs. G, H; (24): 174 (index) (= Papilio lucinda Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(1): 3, pl. 1, figs. E, F; (8): 153 (index); synonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 116, no. 99.

      =    ‡Tapina Billberg, 1820

Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb.: 81. Type-species: Hesperia ovidius Fabricius, 1793, Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 320 (= Papilio cereus Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): errata; synonym), as a replacement name. Proposed to replace Emesis [Fabricius], 1807, erroneously thought preoccupied; a junior objective synonym of Emesis.

=    Nimula Blanchard, 1840

In: Castelnau, Hist. Nat. Ins. 3: 465. Type-species: Papilio lucinda Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(1): 3, pl. 1, figs. E, F; (8): 153 (index), by original designation.

      =    ‡Polytichthis Agassiz, 1847

Nomencl. Zool. (4to ed.)(12)(index univ.): 304. An unjustified emendation of Polystichtis Hübner, [1819].

=    Nelone Boisduval, 1870

Consid. Lépid. Guat.: 23. Type-species: Papilio fatima Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 141, pl. 271, fig. A (only); (24): 174 (index) (= Papilio cerea Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): errata; synonym), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 225.

 

Emesis emesia (Hewitson, 1867)

Ill. exot. Butts. 4(61): [16], pl. Symmachia [45], fig. 7 ♂ D.

Original Combination: Symmachia Emesia

Type Locality: “Nicaragua”

Types: Holotype in BMNH.

            =    yucatanensis Godman & Salvin, 1886

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 1(44): 416, no. 2.

Original Combination: Symmachia yucatanensis

Type Locality: “Mexico, Valladolid in Yucatan”

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

Godman and Salvin (1901), Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(167): 702, determined this synonymy.

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