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Myscelia Doubleday, 1844
Myscelia Doubleday, 1844; List. lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1 : 88, TS: Papilio orsis Drury
Sagaritis Hübner, [1821]; Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [43] (preocc. Sagaritis Billberg, 1820 (Crustacea)), TS: Sagaritis orseis Hübner
= ; [NL4A, 237]
Myscelia, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Myscelia ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 229
Myscelia (Biblidini) ;
Myscelia (Epicaliini) ; [Wahlberg]
Myscelia (Epicaliina) ; [EcuL]; [NL4A, 237]

Myscelia aracynthia (Dalman, 1823)
Antilles, Dominican Republic. See [About maps] Papilio aracynthia Dalman, 1823
Biblis antholia Godart, [1824]; , TL: Antilles
= ; [NL4A, #1795]
Myscelia antholia ; [BOW: pl. 34, f. 17]
Myscelia aracynthia ; [NL4A, #1795]

Myscelia capenas (Hewitson, 1857)
-. See [About maps] Cybdelis capenas Hewitson, 1857; Ill. exot. Butts [2] (Cybdelis III): [85], pl. [44] f. 16-17, TL: Brazil, Amazonas
Myscelia capenas, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Myscelia capenas ; [NL4A, #1796]; [EBW]
Brazil(Amazonas), Colombia f. madeira Röber, 1915; , TL: Brazil, Amazonas
= ; [NL4A, #1796a]
Myscelia capenas obscura Röber, 1928; , TL: Colombia
= ; [NL4A, #1796a]
Myscelia capenas capenas ; [NL4A, #1796a]
M. c. octomaculata (Butler, 1873)
Peru Eunica octomaculata Butler, 1873; Cist. Ent. 1 (7) : 160, TL: "Amazonas, Nauta" [Peru]
Myscelia capenas octomaculata ; [NL4A, #1796b]

Myscelia cyananthe C. & R. Felder, [1867]
-. See [About maps] Myscelia cyananthe C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 408, pl. 53, f. 6-7, TL: Mexico, Morelos
Myscelia cyananthe cyananthe, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia cyananthe cyananthe, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia cyananthe, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Myscelia cyananthe ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 233; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 685; [NACL, #4531]; [EBW]; [Opler]; [NL4A, #1797]
Mexico Myscelia cyananthe cyananthe ; [NL4A, #1797a]
M. c. streckeri Skinner, 1889
Mexico (Baja California) cyananthe streckeri Skinner, 1889; , TL: Mexico, Baja California Sur
Myscelia auletes Godman & Salvin, 1889; , TL: Mexico, Baja California Sur
= ; [NL4A, #1797d]
Myscelia cyananthe streckeri, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia cyananthe streckeri, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia streckeri ; [NACL, #4529]
Myscelia cyananthe streckeri ; [NL4A, #1797d]
M. c. skinneri Mengel, 1894
Mexico Myscelia skinneri Mengel, 1894; Ent. News 5 (3) : 96, TL: Mexico, Sinaloa
Myscelia cyananthe skinneri, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia cyananthe skinneri, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia cyananthe skinneri, Butterflies of Southeastern Arizon [Bruce Walsh]
Myscelia cyananthe skinneri ; [NL4A, #1797c]
Myscelia skinneri ; [NACL, #4529]
M. c. diaziana Maza & Maza, 1985
Mexico cyananthe diaziana Maza & Maza, 1985; , TL: Mexico, Chiapas
Myscelia cyananthe diaziana ; [NL4A, #1797b]

Myscelia cyaniris Doubleday, [1848]
Mexico - Peru. See [About maps] Myscelia cyaniris Doubleday, [1848]; Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 222, (1): pl. 27, f. 2, TL: Honduras
Myscelia cyaniris cyaniris, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia cyaniris cyaniris, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia cyaniris, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Cybdelis cyaniris ; Boisduval, 1870, Considérations Lépid. Guatemala: 40
Myscelia cyaniris ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 230; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 685; [NL4A, #1798]
[cyaniris-1.jpg] 523x507 (~37Kb) Belize, Central America, Photo © John Shuey

Mexico - Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica Myscelia cyaniris cyaniris ; [NL4A, #1798a]; [BCR: 142, pl. 22]

Larva on Dalechampia triphylla [BCR], Adelia triloba Penz, 1998, J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 338-341

M. c. albescens Hall, 1935
Venezuela cyaniris albescens Hall, 1935; , TL: Venezuela
Myscelia cyaniris albescens ; [NL4A, #1798b]
M. c. alvaradia Maza & Díaz, 1982
Mexico cyaniris alvaradia Maza & Díaz, 1982; , TL: Mexico, Guerrero
Myscelia cyaniris alvaradia, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia cyaniris alvaradia, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia cyaniris alvaradia ; [NL4A, #1798c]
M. c. millerorum Jenkins, 1984
Ecuador Myscelia cyaniris millerorum Jenkins, 1984; , TL: Pinchincha, confluence of Daule and Peripa rivers
Myscelia cyaniris millerorum ; [NL4A, #1798d]; [EcuL]

Myscelia ethusa (Doyère, [1840])
-. See [About maps] Blue Wing
Cybdelis ethusa Doyère, [1840]; in Cuvier, Le Règne Animal ditribué ... (Edn 3) Atlas Ins. 2: pl. 138, f. 3, TL: [Mexico]
Myscelia ethusa ethusa, Listing of Mexican Butterflies [ILMB]
Myscelia ethusa ethusa, Butterflies of America [BOA]
Myscelia ethusa, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Myscelia ethusa, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Myscelia ethusa ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 232; Godman & Salvin, [1901], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 685; [NACL, #4528]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 39, pl. 12]; [Opler]; [NL4A, #1799]
[ethusa-1.jpg] 526x530 (~36Kb) Belize, Central America, Photo © John Shuey

Mexico Myscelia rogenhoferi R. Felder, 1869; Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien. 19 : 472, TL: Mexico, Oaxaca; Veracruz; Morelos
= ; [NL4A, #1799a]
Myscelia rogenhoferi ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 231, 3: pl. 24, f. 3-4
Myscelia ethusa ethusa ; [NL4A, #1799a]
M. e. cyanecula C. & R. Felder, 1867
Mexico Myscelia cyanecula C. & R. Felder, [1867]; Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (3): 408, pl. 53, f. 5, TL: Mexico
Myscelia ethusa cyanecula ; [NL4A, #1799c]
M. e. pattenia Butler & Druce, 1872
Guatemala - Costa Rica Myscelia pattenia Butler & Druce, 1872; Cistula ent. 1 (5) : 101, TL: Costa Rica
Myscelia pattenia ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 232; [BCR: 142, pl. 22]
Myscelia ethusa pattenia ; [NL4A, #1799d]
M. e. chiapensis Jenkins, 1984
Mexico ethusa chiapensis Jenkins, 1984; , TL: Mexico, Chiapas
Myscelia ethusa chiapensis ; [NL4A, #1799b]

Myscelia hypatia Strecker, 1900
Brazil(Pará). See [About maps] Myscelia hypatia Strecker, 1900; , TL: [Brazil, Pará]
Myscelia cyanomelas Röber, 1915; , TL: Brazil, Pará
= ; [NL4A, #1800]
Myscelia hypatia ; [NL4A, #1800]

Myscelia leucocyana C. & R. Felder, 1861
-. See [About maps] Myscelia leucocyana C. & R. Felder, 1861; Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (4): 106, TL: Venezuela
Myscelia leucocyanea[sic] ; Godman & Salvin, [1883], Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 231
Myscelia leucocyana ; [NL4A, #1801]
Venezuela Myscelia leucocyana leucocyana ; [NL4A, #1801a]
M. l. smalli Jenkins, 1984
Nicaragua - Costa Rica leucocyana smalli Jenkins, 1984; , TL: Costa Rica
Myscelia leucocyana smalli ; [BCR: 142, pl. 22]; [NL4A, #1801b]

Myscelia milloi Oberthür, 1916
French Guiana. See [About maps] Myscelia milloi Oberthür, 1916; , TL: French Guiana
Myscelia milloi ; [NL4A, #1802]

Myscelia orsis (Drury, [1782])
Brazil. See [About maps] Papilio orsis Drury, [1782]; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3: index, : 20, pl. 16, f. 3, TL: Brazil
Papilio orsis Drury, 1782
Papilio oisis Fabricius, 1793; , TL: "Indiis"
= ; [NL4A, #1803]
Papilio blandina Fabricius, 1793; (preocc. Stoll, 1780), TL: "Indiis"
= ; [NL4A, #1803]
Sagaritis orseïs Hübner, [1821]; Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [43] (unj. emendation of orsis Drury), TL: [Brazil]
= ; [NL4A, #1803]
Sagaritis orseis Hübner, [1821]
Myscelia orsis, NSG Voucher Specimen [Wahlberg]
Myscelia orsis ; [NL4A, #1803]; [EBW]; [BOW: pl. 39, f. 13-14]


Unknown or unplaced taxa

Cybdelis lycopsis Boisduval, 1780; (nom. nud.), TL: Nicaragua
lycopsis ; [NL4A, 237]


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[BCR]
DeVries; The Butterflies of Costa Rica 1; Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae
[BHL]
The; Biodiversity Heritage Library; and on; Internet Archive; Note: The linking to the content of Internet Archive is somewhat delicate -- notify me when links break!
[BOA]
Interactive Listing of American Butterflies; Listado Interactivo de la Mariposas Americanas; Butterflies of America
[BOW]
Lewis, 1974; Butterflies of the World; ISBN 0 245 52097 X
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[EBW]
Smart, Paul, 1976; The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Butterfly World; ISBN 0 600 31381 6
[EcuL]
Tommaso & Racheli, 2001; Fragmenta entomologica 33 (2): 213-380; An annotated list of Ecuadorian Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae)
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[ILMB]
Interactive Listing of Mexican Butterflies
[John Shuey]
e-mail: jshuey at tnc.org; Director of Conservation Science; Indiana Office of The Nature Conservancy; http://www.nature.org
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NL4A]
Gerardo Lamas, 2004; Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera; Checklist: Part 4A; Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea
[Opler]
Opler & Warren, 2003 (April); Butterflies of North America. 2. Scientific Names List for Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico.
[Wahlberg]
Niklas Wahlberg; The NSG's voucher specimen database; Nymphalidae Systematics Group


Some related literature:
Boisduval, 1870
Considerations sur des Lépidoptères envoyés du Guatemala à M. de l'Orza Considérations Lépid. Guatemala: 100pp
Butler, 1873
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera Cist. Ent. 1 (7) : 151-177
Butler & Druce, 1872
Descriptions of new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Costa Rica Cistula ent. 1 (5) : 95-118
Doubleday, 1844
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous insects in The Collection of the British Museum List. lepid. Ins. Brit. Mus. 1 : 1-150
Doubleday, [1848]
The genera of diurnal Lepidoptera, comprising their generic characters, a notice of their habitats and transformations, and a catalogue of the species of each genus; illustrated with 86 plates by W. C. Hewitson Gen. diurn. Lep. (1): 1-18, pl. A, 1-4 (1-2) (1846), (1): 19-132, pl. 4*, 5-25, 28 (3-14) (1847), (1): 133-200, pl. 1*, 26, 27, 29, 31-44 (15-23) (1848), (1): 201-242, pl. 30, 45-52, 56-58, 60-62, 64 (24-31) (1849), (1): 243-250 [?], (2): 243-326, pl. 53-55, 63, 65, 66 (32-38) (1850), (2): 327-466, pl. 59, 67-77 (39-50) (1851), (2): 467-534, 143, 144, pl. 78-80 (Index) (51-54) (1852)
Drury, [1782]
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 3 : 1-76, pl. 1-50
R. Felder, 1869
Diagnosen neuer von dem K. K. Oberlieutenant H. v. Hedemann in Mexico in den Jahren 1865-1867 gesammelter Lepidopteren. Erste Folge Verh. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien. 19 : 465-480
C. & R. Felder, 1861
Lepidoptera nova Columbiae Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (3): 72-87, (4): 97-111
C. & R. Felder, [1867]
Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Behilfen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Band 2. Abtheilung 2. Lepidoptera. Rhopalocera Reise Fregatte Novara, Bd 2 (Abth. 2) (1): 1-136, pl. 1-21 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, [1865]), (2): 137-378, pl. 22-47 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1865), (3): 379-536, pl. 48-74 (Rhop.) (C. & R. Felder, 1867), (4): 537-548, pl. 75-120, (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-9 (pl. 1-74), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1874) , (5): pl. 121-140, (erklärung) 1-10 (pl. 75-107), (Inhalts-Verz.) 1-20 (pl. 108-140), (Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
Godman & Salvin, [1883]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. Vol. 1. (1879-1886) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 1: 1-487, 3: pl. 1-24,24a,25-112
Godman & Salvin, [1901]
Biologia Centrali-Americana. Rhopalocera. (1887-1901) Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Rhop. 2: 1-782, 3: pl. 1-112
Hewitson, 1857
Illustrations of new species of exotic Butterflies selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson Ill. exot. Butts [2] : (Systematic Index) II, (Ithomia XIV): [1-2], pl. [1] (1855), (Ithomia XV-XIX): [3-12], pl. [2-6] (1856), (Ithomia XX): 13x,14x, [13-14] (1861), pl. [7] (1857), (Ithomia XXI): 15x,16x, [15-16] (1861), pl. [8] (1858), (Ithomia XXII): [17-18], pl. [9] (1859), (Ithomia XXIII): [19-20], pl. [10] (1861), (Ithomia XXIV): [21-22], pl. [11] (1863), (Ithomia XXV): [23-24], pl. [12] (1867), (Ithomia XXVI): [25-26], pl. [13] (1868), (Ithomia XXVII): [27-28], pl. [14] (1869), (Ithomia XXVIII-XXIX): [29-32], pl. [15-16] (1871), (Ithomia XXX-XXXI): [33-36], pl. [17-18] (1872), (Ithomia XXXII-XXXIII): [37-40], pl. [19-20], (1874) , (Ithomia XXXIV-XXXV): [41-44], pl. [21-22] (1876), (Acraea I): [45-46], pl. [23] (1852), (Acraea II): [47-48], pl. [24] (1861), (Acraea III): [49-50], pl. [25] (1865), (Acraea IV-V): [51-52], pl. [26-27] (1867), (Acraea VI): [53-54], pl. [28] (1868), (Acraea VII): [55-56], pl. [29] (1875), (Messaras): [57-58], pl. [30] (1859), (Eresia I): [59-60], pl. [31] (1852), (Eresia II): [61-62], pl. [32] (1857), (Eresia III-VI): [63-70], pl. [33-36] (1864), (Eresia VII): [71-72], pl. [37] (1868), (Eresia VIII-IX): [73-76], pl. [38-39] (1870), (Eresia X): [77-78], pl. [40] (1872), (Junonia): [79-80], pl. [41] (1864), (Cybdelis I-II): [81-84], pl. [42-43] (1852), (Cybdelis III): [85-86], pl. [44] (1857), (Cybdelis IV): [87-88], pl. [45] (1869), (Epiphile I): [89-90], pl. [46] (1857), (Epiphile II & Paromia): [91-92], pl. [47] (1861), (Eubagis I): [93-94], pl. [48] (1852), (Eubagis II): [95-96], pl. [49] (1857), (Eubagis III): [97-98], pl. [50] (1859), (Catagramma I): [99-100], pl. [51] (1851), (Catagramma II): [101-102], pl. [52] (1853), (Catagramma III-V): [103-108], pl. [53-55] (1855), (Catagramma VI): [109-110], pl. [56] (1857), (Catagramma VII-VIII): [111-114], pl. [57-58] (1858), (Catagramma IX and Callithea): [115-116], pl. [59] (1858), (Catagramma X): [117-118], pl. [60] (1864), (Catagramma XI-XII): [119-122], pl. [61-62] (1868), (Catagramma XIII): [123-124], pl. [63] (1876), : iv
Hübner, [1821]
Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, Vol. 2 ([1819] - [1827]) Samml. exot. Schmett. 2 : pl. [90], [180], [223] (1819), : pl. [2], [12], [16], [78], [141], [182] (1820), : pl. [11], [13], [24], [77], [83], [97], [102-103], [108-109], [116-117], [122], [147], [150], [164], [183], [195], [197], [212-214] (1821), : pl. [14], [18-19], [26], [38-39], [43], [68], [70-71], [74], [84], [86], [92], [94-95], [106], [114], [121], [161], [169], [174], [177-178], [184], [194], [200], [204-205], [207-208], [210] (1821), : pl. [33], [72], [76], [115], [131], [138-139], [153], [198], [211], [218], [220] (1822), : pl. [32], [75], [81], [93], [105], [129] (1822), : pl. [1], [6], [22-23], [25], [27], [29-31], [34-37], [40-42], [48], [50-53], [56], [58-59], [64-66], [69], [73], [87], [89], [91], [96], [98-101], [110], [124], [128], [130], [132-137], [142], [155-158], [160], [162-163], [165-167], [170-173], [175-176], [187-188], [196], [199], [201-202], [206], [215-216], [219], [222], [224] (1823), : pl. [54], [118], [143], [149], [159] [179], [181], [185], [203], [217] (1824), : pl. [3-5], [8-10], [15], [20], [45], [49], [55], [60], [62-63], [67], [79-80], [88], [104], [111-113], [120], [125], [127], [140], [144-146], [148], [151-152], [154], [168], [189-193], [221], [225] (1825), : pl. [7], [17], [21], [28], [44], [46-47], [57], [61], [82], [123], [126] (1826), : pl. [85], [119], [186], [209] (1827), : (Index Systematicus) [1-4] (1827-1832)
Mengel, 1894
Description of a new species of Myscelia from Western Mexico Ent. News 5 (3) : 96
Penz, 1998
Early stages of Myscelia cyaniris cyaniris (Doubleday) from Panama J. Lep. Soc. 52 (3): 338-341


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