Species

Mimoides euryleon (Hewitson, [1856])

    pleiades Johnson & Matusik, 1987

Original Description

Protesilaus euryleon (Hewitson) subspecies pleiades Johnson & Matusik, 1987

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 15.VI.1983, P. Mays leg.)
Current depository: AMNH, New York

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "hillside above Calima River, 1,500 m altitude, 50 km SW of Buga, Cauca Valley, Colombia"
Current country: Colombia

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Protesilaus euryleon (Hewitson) subspecies pleiades Johnson & Matusik, 1987
Treated as a subspecies of Protesilaus euryleon by Johnson & Matusik (1989: 454). Treated as a synonym of Mimoides euryleon pithonius (Rothschild & Jordan, 1906) by Lamas (2004: 89).