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

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Genus:
Smerina Hewitson, 1874 . Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 14 : 359.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : VAGRANTINI

Type-species:
Smerina vindonissa Hewitson, 1874. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4), 14: 359.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Smerina vindonissa Hewitson is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older established nominal species Atella manoro Ward, 1871, (Ent. mon. Mag. 8 : 121).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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