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

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Genus:
Prioneris Wallace, 1867 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (3) 4 : 383.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : APORIINA

Type-species:
Pieris thestylis Doubleday, 1842. Zool. Miscell. : 76.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Butler , 1870. Cist. ent. 1(3): 39.    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Prioneres ; Marschall, 1873: 308.


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