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

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Genus:
Bacalora Moore, 1898 . Lep. ind. 3 : 146 [key].    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : LIMENITIDINAE : LIMENITIDINI

Type-species:
Neptis pata Moore, 1858. Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. : 4, pl.49, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
? Type status PHILIPPINES: Manilla, [W.W. Saunders Collection]..

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

When Moore introduced this name in 1898, he designated a type-species but did not give a diagnosis ; this he supplied however in the following year (Lep. ind. 4 (39) : 43).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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