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

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Genus:
Eugramma Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 78.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : ACRAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio cydippe Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), : 776.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Eugramma was proposed by Billberg as a replacement for the name Cethosia Fabricius, 1807. That name is however an available name under the Code and therefore in no need of replacement. The name Eugramma Billberg is therefore invalid as a junior objective synonym of Cethosia Fabricius.

The name Papilio cydippe Linnaeus, 1767, the type-species of this genus was invalid as a junior homonym of Papilio cydippe Linnaeus, 1761, until in 1958 it was validated by the Commission under its Plenary Powers in Opinion 501. Full particulars of the action so taken have been given in the note of the name Cethosia Fabricius, 1807.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Cethosia Fabricius, 1807: 280.


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