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

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Genus:
Opoptera Aurivillius, 1882 . K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl. (n.f.) 19(5) : 75.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : BRASSOLINI : BRASSOLINA

Type-species:
Caligo syme Hübner, 1821. Samml. exot. Schmett. 2: pl.[71].    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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