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

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Genus:
Faunis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 55.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : AMATHUSIINI

Type-species:
Papilio eumeus Drury, 1773. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 4, pl.2, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Hemming , 1933. Entomologist 66(844): 198.

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Fannis ; Rothschild, 1920: 153.


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