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

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Genus:
Leodonta Butler, 1870 . Cist. ent. 1(3) : 34, 40.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : APORIINA

Type-species:
Euterpe dysoni Doubleday, 1847. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 19: 385.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type VENEZUEAL: ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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

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