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

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Genus:
Pseudacraea Westwood, 1850 , in Doubleday. Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : 281.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : LIMENITIDINAE : LIMENITIDINI

Type-species:
Papilio hirce Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 37, pl.28, figs 3-4.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 258.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio hirce Drury is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio eurytus Linnaeus, 1758, Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1 : 487.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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