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

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Genus:
Heterosais Godman & Salvin, 1880 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 1 : 60.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : GODYRIDINI

Type-species:
Ithomia nephele Bates, 1862. Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. 23: 548.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Ithomia nephele Bates is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as a subspecies of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Ithomia edessa Hewitson, [1854] Ill. exot. Butts 1 : [33], pl. [17], fig. 42).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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Junior name(s):
Rhadinoptera d'Almeida, 1922: 71.


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