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77a0787 – 4539   Biblis aganisa Boisduval, 1836
Distribution Data for Biblis aganisa
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Synonymy: Papilio Nymphalis hyperia Cramer, 1779
Papilio Nymphalis biblis Fabricius, 1775
Biblis thadana Godart, [1819]
Biblis aganisa Boisduval, 1836
Didonis pasira Doubleday, [1848]
Papilio quautemotzin Arias, 1968
Miahuaxochitl ququhtemotzin Arias, 1968
Taxonomic Notes: Biblis aganisa Boisduval, 1836, formerly a subspecies of [4539] Biblis hyperia (Cramer, 1779), is raised to full species status in Zhang et al. (2021). "True" hyperia is extralimital north of Mexico.
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  • 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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