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

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Genus:
Leucochimona Stichel, 1909 . Berl. ent. Z. 53(3/4) : 273.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : MESOSEMIINI : MESOSEMIINA

Type-species:
Papilio philemon Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 35, pl.22, figs G-H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Stichel published this generic name as new twice in 1909; first (as shown above) in volume 53 of the Berl. ends. Z. ; second, on page 1 of Volume 54 of the same serial.

Cowan (1970: 50) stated:-

54 to read - 53, [genus volume].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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