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

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Genus:
Trogonoptera Rippon, 1889 . Icon. Ornithopt. 1 : 4.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PAPILIONINAE : TROIDINI : TROIDINA

Type-species:
Ornithoptera brookiana Wallace, 1855. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. (n.s.), 3: 104.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Cowan (1970: 56) stated:-

"Proc. to read - Trans", [type-species Journal].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Trigonoptera ; Sharp, 1901: 221.


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