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

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Genus:
Mashuna van Son, 1955 . Butts S. Africa (Mem. Transvaal Mus.) 8 : 159.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Ypthima mashuna Trimen, 1895. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 181, pl.5, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Mashuna van Son was published in July 1955 and accordingly has some five months' priority over its objective synonym Ypthimorpha Overlaet which (as shown in the note given under that name) was not published until December of that year.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Ypthimorpha Overlaet, 1955: 23.


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