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

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Genus:
Mimoides Brown, 1991 . J. N.Y. ent. Soc. 101(20) : 375.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PAPILIONINAE : LEPTOCIRCINI

Type-species:
Papilio ariarathes Esper, 1788. Ausl. Schmett. : 57, pl.14, figs 2-3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status SOUTH AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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