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

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Genus:
Ixias Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 95.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Papilio pyrene Linnaeus, 1764. Mus. Lud. Ulr. Reg. : 241.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Cist. ent. 1(3): 48.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Ixiades ; Hübner, 1825: 6.
Thestias Boisduval, 1836: 590.


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