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

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Genus:
Oeneis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 58.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : SATYRINI

Type-species:
Papilio norna Thunberg, 1791. In: Becklin, Ins. suec. : 36, pl., fig.11.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1868. Ent. mon. Mag. 4(45): 196.

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

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

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