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

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Genus:
Mesene Doubleday, 1847 . List Spec. lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. (2) : 7.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : SYMMACHIINI

Type-species:
Papilio phareus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 113, pl.170, fig.C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 216.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

Learn more about Riodinidae in Wikipedia.

See images at Butterflies of America.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to MESENE and included species.

Junior name(s):
Emesis Illiger, 1807: 1180.


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