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

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Genus:
Vila Kirby, 1871 . Syn. Cat. diurn. Lep. : 217.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : BIBLIDINAE : BIBLIDINI : EURYTELINA

Type-species:
Olina azeca Doubleday, 1848. Gen. diurn. Lep. : pl.31, fig.3.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
(through Article 67.8 (replacement names)) .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Vila was introduced as a replacement for Olina Doubleday, [1848], which is invalid under the Law of Homonymy.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Lonia d'Almeida, 1946: 4.
Neptis Hübner, 1819: 42.
Olina Doubleday, 1848: pl.31, fig. 3.


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