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

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Genus:
Herona Doubleday, 1848 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.41, fig. 3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : APATURINAE

Type-species:
Herona marathus Doubleday, 1848. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.41, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

In the text (: 294) published in 1850 in the continuation of the above work by Westwood after Doubleday's death the above was again the only species placed in the genus Herona.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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