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Siproeta e. epaphus (Latreille, 1813)
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S TX, S NM (rare strays), E & W Mexico to Peru

Synonymy

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

Genus Siproeta Hübner, [1823]

Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [48]. Type-species: Siproeta trayja Hübner, [1823], Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl. [48], figs. 1, 2, by monotypy.

=    Victorina Blanchard, 1840

In: Castelnau, Hist. Nat. Ins. 3: 447. Type-species: Papilio stelenes Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 465, no. 39, by original designation.

=    Amphirene E. Doubleday, 1845

List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 86. Type-species: Vanessa epaphus Latreille, 1813, in: Humboldt & Bonpland, Voy. Rég. Équinox, Part 2 (Observ. Zool.) 2(9); 74-75, no. 119, pl. 35, figs. 3, 4, by designation of Scudder (1875), Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 110.

      =    ‡Amphirene Boisduval, 1870

Consid. Lépid. Guat.: 43. Type-species: Vanessa epaphus Latreille, 1813, in: Humboldt & Bonpland, Voy. Rég. Équinox, Part 2 (Observ. Zool.) 2(9); 74-75, no. 119, pl. 35, figs. 3, 4, by monotypy. Preoccupied by Amphirene E. Doubleday, 1845, List Spec. Lepid. Brit. Mus. 1: 86.

      =    ‡Aphnaea Capronnier, 1881

Annls. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 25: 101. Type-species: Papilio stelenes Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 465, no. 39, by monotypy. A junior objective synonym of Victorina.

 

Siproeta epaphus (Latreille, 1813)

 

Siproeta epaphus epaphus (Latreille, 1813)

In: Humboldt & Bonpland, Voy. Rég. Équinox, Part 2 (Obs. Zool.) 2(9): 74-75, no. 119, pl. 35, figs. 3 ♂ D, 4 ♂ V.

Original Combination: Vanessa Epaphus

Type Locality: Not stated, suggested to be “Peru” by Lamas et al. (2004), Atl. Neotrop. Lepid. Chcklst. Part 4A: 252.

Types: Holotype in MNHP.

Recorded from Dona Ana County, New Mexico by S. Cary and R. Holland (1994), J. Res. Lepid. 31(1-2): 74, and several times form southern Texas subsequently.

‡”ficianus” Talbot, [1923]

Fruhstorfer Colln.: 52.

Original Combination: Amphirene epaphus ficianus

Proposed without a description or indication; a nomen nudum.

 

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