Telamona Fitch, 1851

Synonyms (and unplaced invalid names)
Helonica Ball, 1931, Telemona Brodie and White, 1883
Selected references
Fitch 1851a
Ball 1931f
Kopp and Yonke 1974a
McKamey 1998a
Wallace and Deitz 1999a
Godoy, Miranda, and Nishida 2006a
Wallace 2010a
Wallace 2011a
Wallace 2014a
McKamey and Wallace 2015a
Wallace 2015b
Taxon history
Based on an examination of type specimens, Wallace (2015b) recently placed Helonica as a junior synonym of Telamona and made other taxonomic changes at the species level within this genus.
Taxon images
Telamona
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1.Telamona agrandata
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2.Telamona ampelopsidis female
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3.Telamona ampelopsidis male
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4.Telamona ampelopsidis male
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5.Telamona collina
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6.Telamona compacta
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7.Telamona decorata
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8. Telamona excel...
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9. Telamona exce...
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10.Telamona excelsa male
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11.Telamona excelsa female
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12.Telamona extrema
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13.Telamona extrema female
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14.Telamona extrema male
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15.Telamona extrema male
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16.Telamona maculata
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17.Telamona maculata
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18.Telamona maculata
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19.Telamona monticola
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20.Telamona reclivata
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21. Telamona projecta...
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22.Telamona projecta
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23. Telamona project...
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24.Telamona salvini female
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25.Telamona salvini male
 
Distribution
Neotropical and Nearctic regions. McKamey and Wallace (2015a) found that records of Telamona from South America are incorrect, either being assigned to an incorrect genus or representing Nearctic species.
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Host plants
Aceraceae (Acer); Betulaceae (Carpinus, Ostrya); Caprifoliaceae (Sambucus); Cornaceae (Nyssa); Fabaceae (Robinia); Fagaceae (Castanea, Quercus); Hamamelidaceae (Hamamelis, Liquidambar); Juglandaceae (Carya, Juglans); Oleaceae (Fraxinus); Platanaceae (Platanus); Rhamnaceae (Ceanothus); Rosaceae (Crataegus, Prunus); Salicaceae (Populus, Salix); Smilacaceae (Smilax); Tiliaceae (Tilia, Ulmaceae (Celtis, Ulmus); Vitaceae (Parthenocissus, Vitis) (Wallace 2014a).
Prepared by
Matthew S. Wallace, Lewis L. Deitz, Olivia Evangelista, and Mark J. Rothschild, 1 August 2017.