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

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Phemiades Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 112.    [BHLBHL]

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Papilio phineus Cramer, 1777. Uitl. Kapellen 2: 123, pl.176, fig.E.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 247.    [BHLBHL]

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

Phemiades pseudophineus Hübner, 1819, is the type-species for Phemiades Hübner, 1819, by subsequent designation by de-Jong, 1983, Journal of the Lepidopterist's Society 36 (4) : 286. This replaces the type-species: Papilio phineus Cramer, [1777], Uitl. Kapellen 2 (15) : 123, pl. 176, fig. E., after its rediscovered and examination.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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