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

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Genus:
Fountainea Rydon, 1971 . Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 83(11) : 339.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : CHARAXINAE : ANAEINI

Type-species:
Anaea phidile Geyer, 1837. In: Hübner, Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. : 27, pl.[156], figs 905-906.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Fountainea Rydon 1971 was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Fountaineini (Charaxidae, Anaeinae) [Fountainea is now placed in the Nymphalidae, Charaxinae] by Rydon, 1971, Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 83 : 341. [Anaeinae is not adopted here].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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