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

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Genus:
Euptoieta Doubleday, 1848 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 1 : 168.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : ARGYNNINI : EUPTOIETINA

Type-species:
Papilio claudia Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 109, pl.69, figs E-F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1872. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4: 43.

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Euotoieta ; Moore, 1937: 109.


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