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

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Genus:
Sais Hübner, 1816 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 10.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : ITHOMIINAE : MECHANITINI

Type-species:
Papilio rosalia Cramer, 1779. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 89, pl.246, fig.B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Bates , 1862. Trans. linn. Soc. Lond. 23(3): 89, pl.246, fig. B.

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Saide ; Hübner, 1826: 7.


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