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

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Genus:
Noreppa Rydon, 1971 . Entomologists Rec. J. Var. 83(10) : 311.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : CHARAXINAE : PREPONINI

Type-species:
Nymphalis (Prepona) chromus Guérin-Méneville, 1844. Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 1(Insectes): 478.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Noreppa Rydon, 1971 was designated as the type-genus for the new tribe Noreppini (Nymphalidae, Preponinae) by Rydon, 1971, Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 83 : 313. [Preponinae is not adopted here].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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