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Subfamily Apaturinae Boisduval, 1840   —   Emperors

Asterocampa celtis reinthali

Friedlander, 1987

Hackberry Emperor

SE USA coastal plain (SC to FL,
W to E TX)

Asterocampa celtis celtis

(Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])

Hackberry Emperor

E North America (except as
above)

Asterocampa celtis antonia

(W. H. Edwards, [1878])

Hackberry Emperor

[= jeffermont] SW USA (SE CA to
TX, N to SE CO), N & C Mexico

Asterocampa leilia

(W. H. Edwards, 1874)

Empress leilia

S & C AZ, SW NM, S & W TX, E &
NW Mexico, Baja California

Asterocampa clyton flora

(W. H. Edwards, 1876)

Tawny Emperor

SE USA coastal plain (SC to FL,
W to E TX)

Asterocampa clyton clyton

(Boisduval & Le Conte, [1835])

Tawny Emperor

E North America (except as
above)

Asterocampa clyton texana

(Skinner, 1911)

Tawny Emperor

S AZ, S NM, W & C TX, NW Mexico
(SON, CHIH)

Asterocampa clyton louisa

D. Stallings & Turner, 1947

Tawny Emperor

S TX, NE Mexico (to SLP)

Asterocampa idyja argus

(H. Bates, 1864)

‘Cream-banded’ Dusky Emperor

SE AZ (as vagrant), E & W Mexico
to Costa Rica

Asterocampa idyja idyja

(Geyer, [1828])

Dusky Emperor

Cuba & Isla de Juventud,
Hispaniola, Puerto Rico

Doxocopa thoe

(Godart, [1824])

Hispaniolan Emperor

Hispaniola

Doxocopa pavon theodora

(Lucas, 1857)

Pavon Emperor

S TX, E & W Mexico to Colombia

Doxocopa cyane mexicana

Bryk, 1953

Mexican Emperor

E & S Mexico to Colombia

Doxocopa laurentia cherubina

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Turquoise Emperor

S Mexico to Colombia

Doxocopa callianira

(Ménétriés, 1855)

Nicaraguan Emperor

S Mexico to Costa Rica

Doxocopa clothilda

(C. Felder & R. Felder, 1867)

Clothilda Emperor

Costa Rica to Colombia

Doxocopa zunilda felderi

(Godman & Salvin, 1884)

Dingy Emperor

Costa Rica to Colombia

Doxocopa excelsa

(Gillott, 1927)

Broad-banded Emperor

Nicaragua & Costa Rica

Doxocopa laure laure

(Drury, 1773)

Silver Emperor

continental; S TX, SE AZ
(uncommon) to Panama

Doxocopa laure laura

(Hübner, 1823])

Silver Emperor

Jamaica

Doxocopa laure druryi

(Hübner, [1825])

Silver Emperor

Cuba

Doxocopa linda plesaurina

(Butler & H. Druce, 1872)

Rare Emperor

Costa Rica & Panama