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77a0001 – 3865   Phocides batabano (Lucas, 1857)
Distribution Data for Phocides batabano
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Synonymy: Eudamus batabano Lucas, 1857
Erycides okeechobee Worthington, 1881
Papilio pigmalion of authors, not Cramer, 1779
Taxonomic Notes: Phocides batabano (Lucas, 1857), formerly treated as a synonym of batabano Lucas, 1857, is treated as a full species in Zhang et al. (2020) with okeechobee Worthington, 1881 as a subspecies. "True" batabano is extralimital north of Mexico.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at the Butterflies of America
  • Zhang, J., Q. Cong, J. Shen, P.A. Opler, N.V. Grishin, 2021. Genomics-guided refinement of butterfly taxonomy. Taxonomic Report of the International Lepidoptera Survey, 9(3): 1-55.

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