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

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Genus:
Aresta Billberg, 1820 . Enum. Ins. Mus. Billb. : 79.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : KALLIMINI

Type-species:
Papilio laomedia Linnaeus, 1767. Systema Naturae (Edn 12), : 772.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 117.    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio laomedia Linnaeus is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as representing the same taxon as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio atlites Linnaeus, 1763 (Amoen. acad. 6 : 407).


The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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