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

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Genus:
Chrysoritis Butler, 1898 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1897 : 848.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : APHNAEINI

Type-species:
Zeritis oreas Trimen, 1891. Trans. R. ent. Soc. Lond. : 176.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

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

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Junior name(s):
Nais Swainson, 1833: pl.136.


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