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

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Genus:
Geitoneura Butler, 1867 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (3) 19 : 164.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI : COENONYMPHINA

Type-species:
Satyrus klugii Guérin-Méneville, 1830. In: Duperrey, Voy. autour Monde Coquille : pl.Insectes 17, fig.2. [; [1838], ibidem Zool 2 (Pt. 2) (Div. 1): 280]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 4(45): 196.

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Butler, who established this genus in 1867 without a designated type-species, selected the above species as type-species twice in 1868, first, in February cited above, and, second, in July (Cat. diurn. Lep. Satyridae Brit. Mus. : 166).

Cowan (1970: 47) stated:-

[1831] to read - [1830], [type-species year].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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