Species

Mimoides pausanias (Hewitson, 1852)

    pausanias Hewitson, 1852

Original Description

Papilio Species pausanias Hewitson, 1852

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (1 ST, Suriname, C. Simm leg.; Amazon, Bates & Wallace leg.)
Current depository: BMNH, London ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Surinam and the River Amazon [...] at the edge of the water in the Lake of Ega"
Current country: Suriname; Brazil

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Papilio Species pausanias Hewitson, 1852
Treated as a species of Papilio by Gray (1853: 69). Treated as a species of Papilio Linn., 1767 by Kirby (1871: 524). Treated as a species of Eurytides Hübner, 1821 (Protesilaus Swainson, 1833) by Munroe (1961: 41). Treated as a species of Graphium Scopoli, 1777 by D'Almeida (1966: 298). Treated as a species of Protesilaus Swainson, [1832] by Hancock (1983: 46). Treated as a species of Mimoides Brown, 1991 by Tyler et al. (1994: 31), and Lamas (2004: 89).