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

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Genus:
Bhutanitis Atkinson, 1873 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1873 : 570.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PARNASSIINAE : ZERYNTHIINI

Type-species:
Bhutanitis lidderdalii Atkinson, 1873. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 571, pl.50.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Bhutanitis Hiura, 1980 was downgraded to denote a subgenus of Yunnanopapilio Hiura, 1980 by Saigusa & Lee, Tyo To Ga (Lepidopterological Society of Japan Transactions) 33 (1-2) : 20.

BHUTANITIS was included within the subfamily PAPILIONIDAE: PARNASSIINAE by Ackery et al., in Kristensen (1999).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Junior name(s):
Armanda ; Young, 1903: 307.
Armandia Blanchard, 1871: 809, note 3.
Sinonitis Lee, 1986: 21.


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