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

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Genus:
Penthema Doubleday, 1848 . Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : pl.39, fig. 3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : SATYRINAE : ZETHERINI

Type-species:
Diadema lisarda Doubleday, 1845. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. 16: 233.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1968: 14) stated:-

PENTHEMA, type-species, line 3; print bold.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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