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

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Genus:
Methona Doubleday, 1847 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 1 : 115.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : MECHANITINI

Type-species:
Thiridia themisto Hübner, 1818. Zutr. Samml. exot. Schmett. 1: 28, pl.[29], figs 163-164.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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