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

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Genus:
Thisbe Hübner, 1819 . Verz. bekannt. Schmett. : 24.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : RIODINIDAE : RIODININAE : NYMPHIDIINI : LEMONIADINA

Type-species:
Papilio belise Stoll, 1782. In: Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4: 171, pl.376, figs E-F.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

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

Notes:
Hemming (1967) stated:-

The taxon represented by the nominal species Papilio belise Stoll is currently treated subjectively on taxonomic grounds as being the same as that represented by the older-established nominal species Papilio irenea Stoll, [1780], in Cramer, Uitl. Kapellen 4 (28) : 77, pl. 328, figs C, D.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

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