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

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Genus:
Amathusia Fabricius, 1807 , in Illiger. Mag. Insektenk. (Illiger) 6 : 279.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : AMATHUSIINI

Type-species:
Papilio phidippus Linnaeus, 1763. In: Johansson, Centuria Insect. Rariorum : 19.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

See notes on THORAESSA Westwood, [l850].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Ategana Stichel, 1906: 10.
Mitocerus Billberg, 1820: 79.
Moera Hübner, 1819: 51.
Thoraessa Westwood, 1850: 326.


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