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
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|HOLOTYPE: Colorado, Rio Blanco Co., Raydome, in coll. Hugh Rose|
|Picture from: © Durden & Rose 1978
The species is known only from the holotype, which is a Parachute Creek member of the Green River Formation of the Eocene of Colorado.
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.
Kurz Michael: 2020.08.25