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

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Genus:
Mcclungia Fox, 1940 . Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 66 : 169, 174, 201.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : DIRCENNINI

Type-species:
Ithomia salonina Hewitson, 1855. Ill. exot. Butts 2: [46], pl.[23], fig.86.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

This generic name, being based on the modern patronymic "Mcclung", was correctly spelled by Fox, as shown above, even though the resulting name is a quite impossible Latin word.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Macclungia ; d'Almeida, 1944: 39.


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