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

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Genus:
Megalura Blanchard, 1840 , in Castelnau. Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 446.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : BIBLIDINAE : CYRESTINI

Type-species:
Nymphalis coresia Godart, 1824. Encycl. m├ęth. Hist. nat. : 359.    [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):
Eumargareta Grote, 1898: 201, 202.
Timetes Doubleday, 1845: 87.
Tymetes ; Marschall, 1873: 317.


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