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

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Genus:
Romaleosoma Blanchard, 1840 , in Castelnau. Hist. nat. Ins. 3 : 448.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : NYMPHALIDAE : LIMENITIDINAE : LIMENITIDINI

Type-species:
Papilio eleus Drury, 1782. Illust. nat. hist. exot. insects : index et 14, pl.12, figs 1-2.    [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):
Rhomaleosoma ; Kirby, 1873: 361, 362.
Romalaeosoma ; Schatz, 1888: 162.


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