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

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Genus:
Tegosa Higgins, 1981 . Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.) 43(3) : 121.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : NYMPHALINAE : MELITAEINI

Type-species:
Acraea claudina Eschscholtz, 1821. In: Kotzebue, Entdeck. Reise Süd-See : 212, pl.8, figs 18a-b.

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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