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

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Genus:
Jasia Swainson, 1832 . Zool. Illustr. 2 : pl.90.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : CHARAXINAE : CHARAXINI

Type-species:
Papilio jasius Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), : Errata.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Jasia Swainson is invalid, as it is a junior objective synonym of Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816. By the ruling given in Opinion 577 (1959, Bull. Zool. Nom. 17 : 140) the Commission placed the name Jasia Swainson on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology as Name No. 1306.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Charaxes Ochsenheimer, 1816: 18.


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