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

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Genus:
Milanion Godman & Salvin, 1895 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 2 : 403.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
HESPERIOIDEA : HESPERIIDAE : PYRGINAE : PYRGINI

Type-species:
Papilio hemes Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 11, pl.103, fig.F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Rhopalocera volume 2

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Melanion ; Kaye, 1914: 573.


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