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

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Genus:
Praepapilio Durden & Rose, 1978 . Pearce-Sellards Series Texas Memorial Museum (29) : 5.

Status:
Available Name (fossil)

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PRAEPAPILIONINAE

Type-species:
Praepapilio colorado Durden & Rose, 1978. Pearce-Sellards Series Texas Memorial Museum : 6, figs 1, 6A-B.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) U.S.A., (MIDDLE EOCENE): Colorado, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Praepapilio Durden and Rose, 1978 was designated as the type-genus of new subfamily Praepapilioninae (Papilionidae), Praepapilio by Durden and Rose, 1978, Pearce-Sellards Series Texas Memorial Museum (No. 29) : 5. This subfamily was not adopted here.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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