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

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Genus:
Arawacus Kaye, 1904 . Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. 1904 : 197.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Papilio aetolus Sulzer, 1776. Abg. Gesch. Insecten : 147, pl.19, figs 10-11.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Robbins, 2002. Proc. entomol. Soc. Wash. 104(3): 820 reconfirmed that Polyniphes Kaye, 1904 and Dolymorpha Holland, 1931 are junior synonyms of Arawacus Kaye, 1904 and newly synonymised Tigrinota Johnson, 1992 with Arawacus Kaye, 1904.

Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Arawacus in the tribe Eum

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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