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

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Genus:
Infraphulia Field, 1958 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 108(3396) : 106 [key], 114.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : PIERINA

Type-species:
Phulia nymphula var. illimani Weymer, 1890. In: Weymer & Maassen, Reisen in Süd-Amer. : 98, 125, pl.4, fig.12.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type BOLIVIA: ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of Americaas Infraphulia illimani (Weymer, 1890)

Notes:
Infraphulia Field, 1958, was proposed to denote a subgenus of Phulia Herrich-Scaeffer, 1867 it has been subsequently raised to generic level by Field & Herrera, 1977, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. No. 222 : 25.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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