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

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Genus:
Theochila Field, 1958 . Proc. U.S. natn. Mus. 108(3396) : 106.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : PIERINA

Type-species:
Pieris maenacte Boisduval, 1836. In: Boisduval & GuenĂ©e, Hist. nat. Ins. 1: 517.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status PARAGUAY: ? Locality, (BMNH, London).. See images in Buttterflies of America.

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

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