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

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Genus:
Panacea Godman & Salvin, 1883 . Biol. centr.-amer. (Insecta. Lepidoptera Rhopalocera) 1 : 274.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : BIBLIDINAE : BIBLIDINI : AGERONIINA

Type-species:
Pandora prola Doubleday, 1848. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.43, fig.5. [[text written by Westwood after Doubleday's death published in 1850]]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Panacea was introduced by Godman & Salvin as a replacement for Pandora Doubleday, [1848], which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

See also electronic Biologia centrali americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera volume 1

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Junior name(s):
Pandora Doubleday, 1848: pl.43, fig. 5.


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