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

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Genus:
Semomesia Westwood, 1851 , in Doubleday. Gen. diurn. Lep. 2 : 455.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : MESOSEMIINI : MESOSEMIINA

Type-species:
Papilio croesus Fabricius, 1776. Genera Insect. : 259.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 267.    [BHLBHL]

Type specimens:
? Type status ? COUNTRY: ? Locality, (? Depository)..

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

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