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

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Genus:
Helicona ; Guérin-Méneville, 1844 . Iconog. Régne Anim. Cuvier 3(Insectes) : 472.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : HELICONIINAE : HELICONIINI

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Heliconia Godart, [1819].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Heliconius Kluk, 1780: 82.


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