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Epiphile a. adrasta Hewitson, 1861
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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S TX (as vagrant), E Mexico to W Panama


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

  Genus Epiphile E. Doubleday, [1845]

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 90. Type-species: Temenis orea Hübner, [1823], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [30], figs. 1, 2 (not 3, 4), by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 165, no. 389.

      =    ‡Epiphile Boisduval, 1870

Consid. Lepid. Guat.: 40. Type-species: Epiphile epicaste Hewitson, 1857, Ill. exot. Butt. 2: [47], pl. [24], figs. 3, 4, by designation of Hemming (1943), Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (B) 12: 27. Preoccupied by Epiphile E. Doubleday, [1845], List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 90.


Epiphile adrasta Hewitson, 1861


Epiphile adrasta adrasta Hewitson, 1861

Ill. exot. Butts. 2: [50], pl. Epiphile II & Paromia [25], figs. 9, 10, 11.

Original Combination: Epiphile Adrasta

Type Locality: “México”

Types: Syntype (#Rh9365) in BMNH; figured by Jenkins (1986), Bull. Allyn Mus. (101): 27, figs. 54 ♂ D, 55 ♂ V.



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