Main Introduction Page Electronic Reference Library Know-how Glossary of acronyms and other terms used on this website A Catalog of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada Illustrated Checklist of Neotropical Butterflies Support the Butterflies of America Foundation Interactive Listing of American Butterflies Photographer Credits Learn about contributing your photos Citation for this website Contact us
Papilionidae (Swallowtails)Pieridae (Whites and Sulphurs)Lycaenidae (Gossamerwings)Riodinidae (Metalmarks)Nymphalidae (Brushfoots)Hesperiidae (Skippers)Links to external lepidoptera websites
Loading

Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)
(Pea Blue)

Pinned Specimens
photo collection:


 

Live Adults
photo collection:

Immatures
photo collection:

Distribution and Larval Foodplants:
 

Introduced to Hawaii

Synonymy

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

Genus Lampides Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (5): 70. Type-species: Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): 789, no. 226, by designation of Grote (1873), Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1(3): 179.

      =    ‡Cosmolyce Toxopeus, 1927

Tijdschr. Entomol. 70(3/4): 268 (nota). Type-species: Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): 789, no. 226, by monotypy. A junior objective synonym of Lampides Hübner, [1819].

      =    ‡Lampidella Hemming, 1933

Entomol. 66(845): 224. Type-species: Papilio boeticus Linnaeus, 1767, Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): 789, no. 226, by original designation. A junior objective synonym of Lampides Hübner, [1819].

 

Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767)

Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1(2): 789, no. 226.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. P[lebejus Ruralis]. Boeticus

Type Locality: “Barbarie” [Algeria]

Types: Lectotype in LSUK, designated by Honey and Scoble (2001), Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 132(3): 304.

Most of the Palaearctic synonymy is not included.

            =    damoetes Fabricius, 1775

Syst. Entomol.: 526, no. 350.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. P[lebejus]. R[uralis]. Damoetes

Type Locality: “nova Hollandia” [Australia]

Types: Syntype in BMNH.

            =    coluteae Fuessly, 1775

Verz. bekannt. schweiz. Ins.: 31, no. 594, fig. 1(2) ♂ D&V.

Original Combination: Papilio Coluteae

Type Locality: “Schweizerischen” implied from the title of the book [Switzerland]

Types: Location of type(s) not known.

            =    archias Cramer, 1777

Uitl. Kapellen 2(10): 129, pl. 181, fig. C.; (16): 147 (index).

Original Combination: Pap[ilio]. Pleb[ejus]. Rural[is]. Archias

Type Locality: “Surinamsche” “Suriname”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

            =    pisorum Fourcroy, 1785

In: Fourcroy, Entomol. Paris 2: Ent. Paris.: 242, no. 25.

Original Combination: P[apilio]. pisorum

Type Locality: Not stated; “Parisiensis” implied from the title of the work.

Types: Location of types not known.

Bibliography

 

Top of PageMain PageReference Library Literature ListCitationInteractive Listing

This website is supported by Butterflies of America Foundation, a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) public charity.