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

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Genus:
Phulia Herrich-Schäffer, 1867 . Corresp.-Bl. zool.-min. Ver. Regensburg 21(9) : 105, 144.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : PIERINA

Type-species:
Pieris nymphula Blanchard, 1852. In: Gay, Hist. fis. pol. Chile : 14, pl.1, fig.3.

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
? Type status CHILE: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Infraphulia Field, 1958, was proposed to denote a subgenus of Phulia Herrich-Scaeffer, 1867 it has been subsequently raised to generic level by Field & Herrera, 1977, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. No. 222 : 25.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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