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

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Genus:
Opsiphanes Doubleday, 1849 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.57, figs 1, 2, 3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Opsiphanes sallei Doubleday, 1849. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.57, fig.2.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 233.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Caligo Boisduval, 1870: 54.


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