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

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Genus:
Abisara Felder & Felder, 1860 . Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4(12) : 397.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : NEMEOBIINAE

Type-species:
Abisara kausambi Felder & Felder, 1860. Wien. ent. Monatschr. 4: 397.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 99. [(as a junior name of echerius)]    [BHLBHL]

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Abisaba ; Adamson, 1897: 28.
Lycaena Hübner, 1819: 23.
Sosibia Fruhstorfer, 1914: 779.
Sospita Hewitson, 1861: [91].


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