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Eurema salome jamapa (Reakirt, 1866)
(Salome Yellow)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

S NM & S TX (as strays) to Panama


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

Genus Eurema Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (7): 96. Type-species: Papilio delia Cramer, 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 144, pl. 273, fig. A; 3(24): 174 (index) (= Pieris daira Godart, 1819, in: Ency. méth. 9(Ins.)(1): (109), 137, no. 59; homonym), by designation of Butler (1870), Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 35.

      =    ‡Heurema Agassiz, 1846

Nomencl. zool. (4to ed.)(12)(index univ.): 181. An unjustified emendation of Eurema Hübner, [1819].

=    Lucidia Lacordaire, 1833

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Fr. [1]2: 387. Type-species: Papilio albula Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(3): 43, pl. 27, fig. E; (8): 151 (index), by monotypy.

=    Sphaenogona Butler, 1870

Cist. Entomol. 1(3): 35, no. 15; 44, no. 15. Type-species: Terias bogotana C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861, Wien. Entomol. Montaschr. 5(3): 84, no. 41 (= Terias mexicana Boisduval, 1836, Spec. gén. Lépid. 1: 655, pl. 19 [=3C], fig. 1; subspecies), by designation of W. F. Kirby (1896), in: Allen, Nat. Libr. Lepid. 2: 230.


Eurema salome (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)

Wien. entomol. Monatschr. 5(3): 84, no. 42.

Original Combination: Terias Salome

Type Locality: “Ecuador”

Types: Type(s) should be in BMNH (Felder collection).

                   =    ‡”lurida” (d’Almeida, 1928)

Annls. Soc. ent. Fr. 97(3/4): 373-374.

Original Combination: Terias arbela aberr. arbela lurida

Type Locality: “Tojûju, Pérou” [Peru]

Types: Holotype in UFPC.


Eurema salome jamapa (Reakirt, 1866)

Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philad. 18(3): 239, no. 5.

Original Combination: Terias jamapa

Type Locality: “Mexico (near Vera Cruz)” [Veracruz]

Types: Type(s) might be in CMNH; noted not to be in FMNH by L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 89.



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