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Praepapilio colorado Durden & Rose, 1978

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Praepapilio colorado Durden & Rose, 1978: 6.
Type locality: Colorado, Rio Blanco Co, Raydome, Green River Formation, Eocene
Type: Holotype : Colorado, Rio Blanco Co, Raydome, butterfly no. 1, Green River Formation, Eocene, in coll. Rose Hugh

Synonyms, misspellings, wrong determinations, etc.:
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Habit:

     
HOLOTYPE: Colorado, Rio Blanco Co., Raydome, in coll. Hugh Rose      
Picture from: Durden & Rose 1978
Detailed view
     

Distribution:

The species is known only from the holotype, which is a Parachute Creek member of the Green River Formation of the Eocene of Colorado.

Worth knowing:

Sources:

Durden, C. J. & H. Rose 1978. Butterflies from the Middle Eocene: the earliest occurrence of fossil Papilionoidea (Lepidoptera). The Pearce Sellards Series 29: 1-25.

Publication data:

history:
Kurz Michael: 2020.08.25
not reviewed

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