Catasticta (Hesperochoia) teutila (Doubleday, 1847)

    sebennica Herrich-Schäffer, [1856]

Original Description

Euterpe sebennica Herrich-Schäffer, [1856]

Type specimen(s)

Status: Syntype(s)
Specimen data: ST (coll. Keferstein)
Current depository: ZIUH, Halle ?

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Mexico"
Current country: Mexico

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Euterpe sebennica Herrich-Schäffer, [1856]
Treated as a synonym of Catasticta teutila teutila (Doubleday, 1847) by Lamas (2004: 112).


Name attributed to B[ois]d.[uval] on wrapper of plate. Later cited as "E u t e r p e s e b e n n i c a H-S." (Herrich-Schäffer [1858]: 77 [in the chronological list]). Also cited as "E u t e r p e Swains. (Clio Bd.) - sebennica H-S. Exot. II. f. 89. - Mexico." (Herrich-Schäffer [1858]: 54 [in the systematic list]). For the exact date of publication, see Nye et al. (1979:xiii).