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

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Genus:
Amarynthis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 26.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : RIODININI

Type-species:
Papilio meneria Cramer, 1776. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 147, pl.94, figs D-E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

Learn more about Riodinidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to AMARYNTHIS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Amarinthis ; Westwood, 1851: pl.70, fig. 7.


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