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

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Genus:
Tanaecia Butler, 1868 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1868 : 610. [TanaĆ«cia [sic]]    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : LIMENITIDINAE : LIMENITIDINI

Type-species:
Adolias pulasara Moore, 1858. In: Horsfield & Moore, Cat. lep. Ins. Mus. East India Coy : 190.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Adolias pulsara Moore is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio pelea Fabricius, 1787 (Mantissa Ins. 2 : 53).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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