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

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Genus:
Anteros Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 77.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : HELICOPINI

Type-species:
Papilio formosus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 33, pl.118, fig.G.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 113.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

See also: the notes on CHRYSILIS Westwood, [1851].

ANTEROS was included within the subfamily LYCAENIDAE: RIODININAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

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 ANTEROS and included species.

Junior name(s):
Chrysilis Westwood, 1851: 427.


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