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

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Genus:
Amphirene Doubleday, 1845 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (1) : 86.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : KALLIMINI

Type-species:
Vanessa epaphus Latreille, 1813. In: Humboldt & Bonpland, Voy. Rég. equinox. Nouv. Continent (Pt II (Obs. Zool.), : 74, pl.35, figs 3-4.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 110.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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Junior name(s):
Amphirene Boisduval, 1870: 43.
Amphirine ; Davis, 1928: 78.


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