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

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Genus:
Napho Hewitson, 1849 . Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. 1848(16-17) : 117.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Junior Objective Synonym

Homonyms: 2

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : MORPHINAE : BRASSOLINI

Type-species:
Papilio actorion Linnaeus, 1763. In: Johansson, Amoen. acad. 6: 26.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The name Napho, which was attributed by Hewitson to Boisduval, by whom it had presumably been originally proposed in manuscript, is invalid, as it is a junior objective synonym of Bia Hübner, [1819].

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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