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

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Genus:
Brenthis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 30.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : ARGYNNINI : ARGYNNINA

Type-species:
Papilio hecate Schiffermüller, 1775. Ankündung syst. Werkes. Schmett. Wienergegend : 179.

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1872. Rep. Peabody Acad. Sci. 4: 45.

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Neobrenthis Koçak, 1980: 30.


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