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

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Genus:
Pornassius ; Blanchard, 1840 , in Castelnau. Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : pl.3.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Incorrect Subsequent Spelling

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : PAPILIONIDAE : PARNASSIINAE : PARNASSIINI

Notes:
Cowan (1970, Annot. Rhop. 68) stated:-

An Incorrect Subsequent Spelling of Parnassius Latreille, 1804.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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Senior name:
Parnassius Latreille, 1804: 185, 199.


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