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

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Genus:
Selenophanes Staudinger, 1887 , in Staudinger & Schatz. Exot. Schmett. Theil 1 (Band 1)(18) : 212.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : BRASSOLINI : BRASSOLINA

Type-species:
Papilio cassiope Cramer, 1775. Uitl. Kapellen 1: 88, pl.57, figs A-B.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

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

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