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

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Genus:
Eucheira Westwood, 1834 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1 : 44.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : APORIINA

Type-species:
Eucheira socialis Westwood, 1834. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 44, pl.6, figs 1-11.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status MEXICO: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Schatzia Kirby, 1896: 162.


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