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

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Genus:
Haemonides Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 101.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
COSSOIDEA : CASTNIIDAE : CASTNIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio cronis Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 94, pl.60, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) WEST INDIES: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Hübner erroneously believed that the sole species placed by him in this genus - Papilio cronis Cramer, [1775], (Uitl. Kapellen 1 (5) : 94, pl. 60, fig. C) - was a butterfly but it is in fact a moth.

Fletcher & Nye (1982) stated:-

P. cronis is dated from the wrapper of part 5, not from the title-page of the volume which is dated 1779.

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