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

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Genus:
Phystis Higgins, 1981 . Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43(3) : 93.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : MELITAEINI

Type-species:
Eresia simois Hewitson, 1864. Ill. exot. Butts 2: [21], pl.[11], figs 30-31.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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