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

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Genus:
Lamproptera Gray, 1832 , in Griffith. Anim. Kingdom Cuvier 15(Ins. 2) : pl.102, fig. 4 [no text].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PAPILIONINAE : LEPTOCIRCINI

Type-species:
Papilio curius Fabricius, 1787. Mantissa Ins. : 9.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Lamprosura Boisduval, 1836: 380.
Leptocercus ; Young, 1903: 307 (key).
Leptocircus Swainson, 1833: pl.106.


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