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Mylon pelopidas (Fabricius, 1793)
(Pale Mylon)

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SE AZ (one-time stray), E & W Mexico to Paraguay

Synonymy

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

Genus Mylon Godman & Salvin, 1894

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(119): 384. Type-species: Leucochitonea lassia Hewitson, 1868, Descr. one hundred new spec. Hesp. (2): 49, no. 10, by original designation.

=    Eudamidas Godman & Salvin, 1894

Biol. centr.-amer., Lepid. Rhop. 2(121): 386. Type-species: Papilio melander Cramer 1780, Uitl. Kapellen 3(23): 141, pl. 270, fig. H; (24): 175 (index) (= Papilio maimon Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 534, no. 395; synonym), by designation of Lindsey (1925), Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 18(1): 86.

 

Mylon pelopidas (Fabricius, 1793)

Entomol. Syst. 3(1): 250, no. 330; cited Jones’ Icones 6: pl. 27, fig. 2 D&V.

Original Combination: H[esperia]. U[rbicola]. Pelopidas

Type Locality: “Indiis”

Types: Type(s) probably lost.

Recorded from Arizona by K. Davis et al. (2005), News Lepid. Soc. 47(4): 103, 104, figs. 1-4, 106, 110-111, fig. 114.

            =    ozema Butler, 1870

Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (4)18(4): 515, no. 4.

Original Combination: Achlyodes Ozema

Type Locality: “Nicaragua...Honduras, St. Paulo, Tapejos”

Types: Syntypes in BMNH.

                   =    ‡”brunnea” Mabille & Boullet, 1917

Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1917(1): 323.

Original Combination: Mylon ozema ab. brunnea

Type Locality: “Mexique, Brésil”

Types: “Holotype” in MNHP.

Bibliography

Text from:

Davis, Kim, Mike Stangeland and Andrew David Warren 2005. Mylon pelopidas: A new record for Arizona and the United States with notes on its history, distribution, biology and identification. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 47(4): 103-104, 106, 110-111, 4 figs. (25 November)

p. 103-104, 106, 110-111    © The Lepidopterists' Society

 

 

References:

Davis, Kim, Mike Stangeland and Andrew David Warren 2005. Mylon pelopidas: A new record for Arizona and the United States with notes on its history, distribution, biology and identification. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 47(4): 103-104, 106, 110-111, 4 figs. (25 November)

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