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

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Genus:
Leptidea Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 76.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : DISMORPHIINAE

Type-species:
Papilio sinapis Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 468.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Leptidia ; Scudder, 1875: 204.
Leucophasia Stephens, 1827: 24.


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