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

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Genus:
Lexias Boisduval, 1832 , in d'Urville. Voy. Astrolabe (Faune ent.) 1(L├ępid.) : 125.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : LIMENITIDINAE : LIMENITIDINI

Type-species:
Papilio aeropa Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 475.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

Following the action by Linnaeus in 1767 (Syst. Nat. (ed. 12) 1 (2) : 768), Boisduval cited the specific name of the type-species in the form "aeropus".

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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