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

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Genus:
Pyrameis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 33.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : NYMPHALINI

Type-species:
Papilio atalanta Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 478.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 260.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Pyrameis Hübner is invalid, as it is a junior objective synonym of Vanessa Fabricius, 1807.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Vanessa Fabricius, 1807: 281.


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