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

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Genus:
Nahida Kirby, 1871 . Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 651.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : RIODININI

Type-species:
Threnodes coenoides Hewitson, 1870. Equat. Lep. Buckley : 58.

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Nahida was introduced by Kirby as a replacement for Threnodes Hewitson, 1870, which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Riodinidae in Wikipedia.

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Junior name(s):
Threnodes Hewitson, 1870: 58.


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