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

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Genus:
Penetes Doubleday, 1849 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.58, fig. 1.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

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

Type-species:
Penetes pamphanis Doubleday, 1849. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.58, fig.1. [[the text ((2) : 347) prepared by Westwood after Doubleday's death was published in Feb. 1851]]    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

When dealing with this genus in the text Westwood also included only the nominal species Penetes pamphanis Doubleday.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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