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

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Genus:
Kricogonia Reakirt, 1864 . Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 2(3) : 355.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : COLIADINAE

Type-species:
Colias lyside Godart, 1819. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 98.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Colias lyside is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio castalia Fabricius, 1793 (Ent. syst. 3 (1) : 188).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Krikogonia ; Schatz, 1886: 68.


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