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

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Genus:
Leuconea Donzel, 1837 . Annls Soc. ent. Fr. 6 : 80.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PIERIDAE : PIERINAE : PIERINI : APORIINA

Type-species:
Papilio crataegi Linnaeus, 1758. Systema Naturae (Edn 10), 1: 467.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Leuconea Donzel is invalid, as it is a junior objective synonym of Aporia Hübner, [1919].

Cowan (1970: 50) stated:-

[1919] to read - [1819].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Aporia Hübner, 1819: 90.


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