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

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Genus:
Anteos Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 99.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : COLIADINAE

Type-species:
Papilio maerula Fabricius, 1775. Systema entomologiae : 479.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Godman & Salvin , 1889. Biol. centr.-amer. Lep. Rhop., 2: 148.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
Type AMERICA: ? Locality, (? Depository).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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

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Junior name(s):
Amynthia Swainson, 1831: pl.65 [recte 63].


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