Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Eresina Aurivillius, 1899
K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl.
31(5) : 253, 282.
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : PORITIINAE : LIPTENINI : LIPTENINA
Grose-Smith & Kirby, 1890.
3: 47, pl.Lycaenidae XI, figs 7-8.
by original designation
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .
Hemming (1967) stated:-
The generic name of the type-species was printed in the old-fashioned and now incorrect form "D'Urbania".
Cowan (1968: 12) stated:-
Auriviilius should read; Aurivillius, [Genus author].
Cowan (1970: 15) stated:-
AURIVILLIUS "1898" . K. svenska VetenskSkad. Handl. 31, No. 5.
The "Rhopalocera aethiopica", as noted in Annot. Rhop. 1968, was not published before the end of April 1899.
The title-page recorded it as submitted in June 1898. The bibliographic Nachtrag was clearly completed after then; the latter portion (: 537) citing several references to 1899. The Index closes with the date "end of April 1899". Publication was as a complete work, not in parts. [&] "1898 to read , [genus year].
Cowan (1970: 46) stated:-
: 57 to read - : 47, [type-species page].
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).
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