Butterflies and Moths of the World
Generic Names and their Type-species
Erycina Fabricius, 1807
, in Illiger.
6 : 286.
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : RIODININI
by subsequent designation by
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Hemming (1967) stated:-
The name Erycina Fabricius is invalid, as it is a junior homonym of Erycina Lamarck, 1805 (Ann. Mus. Hist. nat., Paris 6 (36) : 413).
The type-species of the present genus is also the type-species of the later-established genus Riodina Westwood, , in which it is now placed.
Erycinidae Swainson, 1827, [type-genus Erycina] was proposed for suppression by Melville, 1975, The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 32 (1) : 16 and was placed on the Official Index of Rejected Family-Group Names in Zoology, Opinion 1073, The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 33 (3-4) :172.
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).
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Riodina Westwood, 1851: 430.