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

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Genus:
Nepheronia Butler, 1870 . Cist. ent. 1(3) : 38, 53.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Pieris idotea Boisduval, 1836. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Hist. nat. Ins. 1: 441.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Pieris idotea Boisduval is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being a female form of the taxon represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio argia Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Ent. : 470.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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