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

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Lasaia Bates, 1868 . J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.) 9(39) : 397.    [BHLBHL]

Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Papilio meris Stoll, 1781. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 146, pl.366, figs B-C.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Stichel , 1910. In: Wytsman, Genera Insect. 112(A): 146, pl.366, figs. B-C.

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

Hemming (1967) stated:-

Part 7 of Volume 9 of the Zoology Section of the Linnean Society's Journal, in which the name Lasia Bates appeared, was published, as I have been obligingly informed by the authorities of the Society, on 18th February 1868.

Cowan (1970: 65) stated:-

Lasia [in above paragraph Should read ] Lasaia.

Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Lasaia in the tribe Riodininae.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Riodinidae in Wikipedia.

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Junior name(s):
Lasaea ; Glaser, 1887: 297.
Lasia ; Hemming, 1967: 246.
Talites Capronnier, 1874: 20.

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