Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Episcada Godman & Salvin, 1879 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 1 : 40.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : DIRCENNINI

Type-species:
Ithomia salvinia Bates, 1864. Ent. mon. Mag. 1: 34.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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