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

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Genus:
Aphacitis Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 19.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : Tribe unassigned

Type-species:
Papilio dyndima Cramer, 1780. Uitl. Kapellen 3: 142, pl.271, figs G-H.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by subsequent designation by Scudder , 1875. Proc. amer. acad. Arts Sci., Boston 10(2): 116. [(as a junior name of lucinda)]    [BHLBHL]

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio dyndima Cramer is currently identified subjectively on taxonomic grounds with that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio lucinda Cramer, [1775] (Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1) : 3, pl. 1, figs E, F).

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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