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Hermeuptychia hermes (Fabricius, 1775)
(Hermes Satyr)

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S TX to Argentina

Synonymy

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

Genus Hermeuptychia Forster, 1964

Veröff. zool. Staatssamml. München 8: 87-89, figs. 60-67. Type-species: Papilio hermes Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 487, no. 195, by original designation. As noted by Opler and A. Warren (2002), Sci. Names List Butts. N. A.: 41, the species-level taxonomy of this genus is in need of a comprehensive revision.

 

Hermeuptychia hermes (Fabricius, 1775)

Syst. Entomol.: 487, no. 195.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. D[anaus]. F[estivus]. Hermes

Type Locality: “Brasilia” Fabricius cited “Mus. Banks” and L. Miller and F. Brown (1981), Mem. Lepid. Soc. (2): 191, state that only Rio de Janeiro was visited by Banks.

Types: Syntype (#5036) in BMNH.

Sibling species may be involved within the current concept of H. hermes.

            =    camerta (Cramer, 1780)

Uitl. Kapellen 4(25): 10-11, pl. 293, fig. F (34): 248 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Nymphalis]. Gemm[ata.]. Camerta

Type Locality: “Surinamsche” “Suriname”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    canthe (Hübner, [1811])

Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: pl. [87], figs. 1 ♂ D, 2 ♂ V, 3 ♀ D, 4 ♀ V.

Original Combination: Oreas Strigata Canthe

Type Locality: Not stated; suggested to be “?Surinam” by Hemming (1937), Hübner 2: 122 (manuscript 35).

Types: Location of type(s) not known, probably lost.

Butler [1867], Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1866(3): 475, no. 51, determined this synonymy.

            =    hermessa (Hübner, [1819])

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 54, no. 508; cited Papilio hermes Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 487, no. 195, and Papilio antonoë Cramer, 1775, Uitl. Kapellen 1(5): pl. 60, figs. E, F; (8): 151 (index).

Original Combination: Euptychia Hermessa

Type Locality: “Brasilia”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    nana Möschler, 1877

Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 26: 323-324.

Original Combination: [Euptychia] Nana

Type Locality: “dem innern Surinams”

Types: Holotype may be in ZMHB.

            =    isabella Anken, 1994

Entomol. Z. 104(14): 287-288, figs. 3a ♂ D, 3b ♂ V, 4 ♂ genitalia.

Original Combination: Hermeuptychia hermes isabella

Type Locality: “Barranco do Rio Amambai, Navirai, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasilien”

Types: Holotype in Anken collection.

‡”hermesina Forster, 1964

Veröff. zool. Staatssamml. München 8: 90.

Original Combination: [Hermeuptychia] hermes hermesina

Name proposed without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

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