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Callidryas Boisduval & Le Conte, 1830 . Hist. gén. icon. Lépid. Chenilles Amér. sept. 1(8) : 73.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Papilio eubule Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), : 764.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Blanchard , 1840. In: Castelnau, Hist. nat. Ins. (Spec. gén. Lépid.), 3: 764.

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio eubule Linnaeus is currently treated as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio sennae Linnaeus, 1758 (Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1 : 470).

Cowan (1970: 16) stated:-

Papers are now in press (J. Soc. Biblphy. nat. Hist.) on the two well-known European works, the Icones hist. Lep. by Boisduval and the Collection des Chenilles by Boisduval, Rambur, D. M., and Graslin. Although the collations were approximately known, the exact details have been worked out. All citations by Hemming are correctly dated.

However, the other serial work, Boisduval & Le Conte, 1829-37, Hist. gen. Iconogr. Lép. Amér. sept., was ill-documented. A study has been made of all the contemporary periodicals and records to establish satisfactory data, and the results appear in J. Soc. Biblphy. nat. Hist. 5 (2) : 125-134.

Corrigenda; "Leconte" should read Le Conte in all cases.

Where a date is given, this also applies. Names in brackets are ones where the citation occurs in the discussion; only four generic names themselves are affected.

AGANISTHOS [1835], (CELTIPHAGA) [1837], AGRAULIS [1835], (EPIDEMIA) [l835], (ASTEROCAMPA) [1835], (EUPSYCHE) [1835], (ATRYTONE) [1837], (HEDONE) [1837], CALLIDRYAS - , (MEGATHYMUS) [1835], (MITOURA) [1835], (NYMPHIDIA) [1835], (RHABDOIDES) -, RHODOCERA -, XANTHIDA [1830].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Callidrias ; Lucas, 1835: 80.
Kallidryas ; Young, 1903: 306 (key).

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