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

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Genus:
Euphydryas Scudder, 1872 . Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4 : 27.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : MELITAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio phaeton Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 42, pl.21, figs 3-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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