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

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Genus:
Aphrissa Butler, 1873 . Lep. exot. : 155.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : COLIADINAE

Type-species:
Papilio statira Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 35, pl.120, figs C-D.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: . See images in Buttterflies of America (possible SYNTYPE of Papilio alcmeone).

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

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See images at Butterflies of America.

Search the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) for references to APHRISSA and included species.


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